Kareem Nagar: 3 minor girls drowned in a lake at Alipur village, Kareem Nagar. The incident occurred when the trio aged 8, 6 and 5 years were washing clothes near the lake. The girls are said to be residents of Alipur. Sources say that the girls slipped into the lake and drowned. Their family members jumped into the lake in an attempt to save them but in vain. Later their bodies were retrieved from the lake.