Two children killed in wheat threshing machine mishap

Gonda: A pair of siblings were killed when a wheat threshing machine fell on them in Sadiyapur village here, police said.

Komal (14) and her brother Hariom (12) were sitting next to a thresher and watching a movie being screened during a wedding function when the machine fell on them last night, police said.

The boy died on the spot and the girl succumbed to injuries on way to the hospital, police said, adding the bodies have been sent for postmortem.