Three boys die after drowning in a pond in SirahaThe victims, children of two Indian workers at a brick factory in Mirchaiya, drowned while swimming. Of them, two died on the spot while one of them died while undergoing treatment.
Three children died after drowning in a pond at Mirchaiya of Siraha district on Sunday.
Area Police Office, Mirchaya informed that two boys, aged 10 and 12, son of one Khurshid Alam of Puraniya Kharinchiya in Bihar, India and another 10-year-old boy, son of Nandalal Das of Nirgunj in Jogbani, India, died after they drowned in the pond near a brick factory.
According to the police, Khurshid, a worker at the brick factory, after seeing his sons unconscious in the pond pulled them out. However, both children had already died.
Das’ son, who was also pulled out from the pond in an unconscious state, died while undergoing treatment at a local hospital, informed Deputy Superintendent of Police Hari Bahadur Woli, Chief of the Mirchaya Police Office.
The police were made aware of the incident only at 6pm.
The bodies of the victims have been taken to Lahan-based Ram Kumar P+Uma Prasad Memorial Hospital for post-mortem, police said.
Police said that investigation is underway into the deaths of the children.