Brother and sister drown in water tank in Telangana

Sangareddy: A nine-year-old boy and his seven year-old sister today drowned in a water tank at Gondanapally village in Medak district, police said.

The incident took place when Vishnu and his sister Lata were washing their feet in the water tank in their native village, said Kamlakar, Sub-Inspector of Police, Gajwel Police Station.

The kids along with their parents M Ravinder and Tara had come to the village to celebrate ‘Raksha Bandhan’, the officer said.

The duo slipped into the tank and drowned. A case has been registered in this regard and investigations are underway, Kamlakar added.