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Mother kills two children in Erode

A woman killed her two children, aged three and one-and-a-half years respectively, by throwing them into the lower Bhavani canal and also jumped in but was rescued by passers-by, police said.

india Updated: Nov 28, 2009 14:04 IST
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A woman killed her two children, aged three and one-and-a-half years respectively, by throwing them into the lower Bhavani canal and also jumped in but was rescued by passers-by, police said on Saturday.

Police have registered a case of murder and attempt to commit suicide against the 26-year-old woman, staying with her husband at Arachalure, near Erode.

The children drowned but passers-by, who noticed the woman struggling in the water last evening,pulled her out.

The woman has been admitted to hospital. The bodies of the children have been recovered, police added.

First Published: Nov 28, 2009 14:02 IST