Hapur, Apr 2 (PTI) Two children today drowned in a lake near Simbhaoli in Buxar village here, police said.
Four-year-old Sonu and three-and-half years old Vansh were playing when they fell into the lake and started drowning, they said.
“Upon hearing their cries for help, a youth entered the lake and fished them out. They were rushed to a nearby hospital in an unconscious state where the doctor declared them brought dead,” a police official said.
The relatives of the deceased refused to hand over the bodies to the police for investigation and took the bodies to conduct final rites.
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