4 children, including 3 girls, drown in pond

Mahrajganj: Four children, including three girls, drowned while taking a bath in a pond near Kuwadhari village here the, the police said.

The deceased have been identified as Sabeena (10), Rubeena (10), Ruksar (10) and Arman (8), Superintendent of Police R P Singh said.

“The incident took place this afternoon, when the children had gone to take a bath in the pond,” he said.

Bodies of all the four children were fished out with the help of villagers and police officials, Singh added.