Motihari, Aug 24 (PTI) Three minor girls drowned after slipping into a water-filled ditch in Bihar's East Champaran district on Monday, police said.
The girls, aged between eight years and ten years, were residents of Janerwa Jogiya village, Areraj police outpost officer-in-charge Abhinav Dubey said.
They went out for cutting grass and slipped into the ditch near Bhairav Baba Asthan, Dubey said.
'The girls drowned while trying to save each other,' he said.
Villagers fished out the bodies which have been sent to Motihari sadar hospital for post-mortem, he said.
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