Kaushambi, Sep 20 (PTI) Three girls drowned while taking bath in the Ganga river in Puramufti area here on Sunday, police said.
Gita (12), Asha (13) and Minu (15) ventured into deep water and drowned, Circle Officer Krishna Gopal Singh said.
He said the bodies were fished out and sent for post-mortem.
An Uttar Pradesh government spokesperson said Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over the incident and directed the district administration to provide assistance to the bereaved families. PTI Corr NAV AQS AQS