Three kids drown in Yamuna river

New Delhi: Three kids drowned in Yamuna river in Okhla, police said today.

Danish, Faisal and Waris, all between the age group of 11-14 years, had gone to take bath in the river along with few of their friends, a senior police officer said.

Even though the area was an ‘out of bound’ area and there was fencing to prevent people from going there, the kids jumped over the fence to take bath in the river, added the officer.

A PCR call was received at around 4:30 PM after which divers found the kids and rushed them to a nearby hospital.

Faisal and Waris were declared dead by the doctors at the hospital, they said.

Danish who was admitted in the ICU succumbed later, the officer said.

The parents of the children are residents of Batla House and work as labourers, the officer added.