9-year-old girl drowns in Sunder Branch canal in Haryana

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Rohtak
  • Updated: Sep 09, 2015 13:00 IST

A nine-year-old girl drowned in a canal near Nuran Khera village on Gohana-Jind road on Tuesday.

The incident occurred when four members of a family, including two children, travelling on a motorcycle fell in the Sunder Branch canal.

As per available information, Ishwar Singh of Bhatnagar colony of Jind city, who was driving the bike, lost its control after it hit the railings on the canal.

However, Ishwar managed to save lives of his wife Radha and son Dweep, but he could not save his daughter Bhavna (9), who drowned in the canal.

He took out his son from the canal soon after the incident and then pulled his wife out of the waters, about 500 meters from the accident spot. However, he could not save his daughter who was swept with the water current.

Baroda police station incharge Rajpal, who visited the spot, said the body of girl had not been recovered yet.

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