2 minors drown; parents rushing them to hospital meet with accident
Keonjhar: Tragedy struck Madhuban village under Sosa police limits in Keonjhar district on Saturday after two minor girls drowned while their parents suffered critical injuries in a road mishap while rushing the children to hospital.
The two minors have been identified as Anita and Anisha, both friends.
Sources said the two gitls had gone to a village pond to take bath this morning. However, they slipped into deep water while bathing and later drowned. Though the girls were rescued from the pond, the situation further worsened after the auto-rickshaw, in which their parents were taking the girls to hospital, met with an accident. Mothers of the two girls and father of one girl suffered injuries in the mishap.
All of them were later admitted to Anandpur Sub-Division Hospital, where doctors declared both the girls dead.