Eight people, Including Five Children, Drown To Death in Bihar


Eight folks together with 5 kids died, on Tuesday, after drowning in separate incidents in Bihar. According to Bihar Police, 5 kids drowned in East Champaran district, whereas three girls died in Kishanganj.

In the primary incident, 5 women whereas accumulating snails in a pond positioned within the outskirts of Ahiroliya village beneath Ramgarhwa police limits. All the 5 deceased have been aged between eight and 12 years.

According to a police officer of the Ramgarhwa police station, the incident occurred round 2pm on Tuesday whereas the women have been accumulating snails within the village pond. “The girls had formed a chain and went deep into the pond to collect snails. One of the girls slipped and started drowning. Others holding her hand, tried to pull her towards the shallow waters but unfortunately they also drowned,” added the officer.

The officer added that two of the women have been sisters. The deceased have been recognized as Koshila Kumari, Seema Kumari, Suggi Kumari, Sangeeta Kumari and Sobha Kumari.

The native police additionally knowledgeable that the villagers bathing on the other aspect of the pond on seeing the women drowning rushed to avoid wasting them. However, it was too late and the our bodies have been fished out by the villagers after a number of hours of the incident. Police have despatched all of the our bodies to the East Champaran district hospital for autopsy.

In the second incident, three girls died from drowning in Maltoli village beneath Dighalbank police jurisdiction. A police officer of the Dighalbank police station mentioned, “In our initial probe we found that all the three women had gone to the pond in the village outskirts to take a bath. During bathing one of the women slipped and fell into the pond. The other two jumped into the pond to save her but all three drowned.”

“The bodies of the three deceased were recovered with the help of divers. We have sent the bodies for postmortem,” added the police officer.

In each East Champaran and Kishanganj drowning incidents, police have registered two separate instances of unnatural deaths.

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