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Minor siblings drowned in village pond

HT Correspondent  Amritsar , March 19, 2013
First Published: 21:57 IST(19/3/2013) | Last Updated: 21:58 IST(19/3/2013)

A girl (6) and her brother (4) drowned in a pond behind their house at Chhek Bhatti village in the district on Tuesday.

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The victims, Priya and Jashandeep, children of daily-wagers, were playing near the pond while their parents were away at work. Inspector Ravinder Singh, SHO of Ajnala police station, said, "They slipped and fell into the 10-foot pond.

The villagers, who were nearby, rushed to their rescue and took out the boy but were not able to retrieve the girl." The boy was taken to a nearby hospital where he died later, the SHO said. The police have started a probe under Section 174 of the CrPC.

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