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Updated on: Friday, September 10, 2021, 06:21 PM IST

Jharkhand: Three drowned while collecting sand from dam

The incident took place in Gadikala village in the Deori police station area. One of the girls slipped while other two drowned while trying to save her.
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3 Girls drown in a Jharkhand dam  | Photo: File Image

3 Girls drown in a Jharkhand dam | Photo: File Image

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Jharkhand: Three girls drowned in a dam in Jharkhand''s Giridih district on Friday when they went there to fetch sand for the upcoming Karma festival, police said.

The incident took place in Gadikala village in Deori police station area. One of the girls slipped and fell into the water and started drowning. Two others tried to save her but the trio drowned, Khorimahua Sub-divisional Police Officer Mukesh Mahato said.

The bodies of the three girls, identified as Kajal Kumari (15), Munita Kumari (16) and Renu Kumari (15), were fished out, he added.

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Published on: Friday, September 10, 2021, 06:21 PM IST
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