A Hindu devotee takes a holy dip to mark the Kartik Purnima festival on November 12, 2019.
A Hindu devotee takes a holy dip to mark the Kartik Purnima festival on November 12, 2019.
Photo by SANJAY KANOJIA / AFP

Jaipur: Three children drowned in a river while taking a holy dip on the occasion of 'Kartik Purnima' in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district on Tuesday, police said.

The deceased were identified as Seema Salvi (13), Khushboo Sen (11) and Banwari Salvi (12), they said. The three children slipped into deep water while taking the holy dip and drowned, the police said.

Their bodies were handed over to their respective families after post-mortem examination, they said.

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