Two schoolchildren drown in pond

Barmer (Raj), Jul 6 (PTI) Two schoolchildren drowned in a pond in Rajasthan's Barmer district on Tuesday, police said.

Both the children were returning home after taking a transfer certificate from the school when they stopped at the pond in Dhanoda village to take a bath, according to police.

The children, Bhojaram (8) and Ghamanda Ram (12), slipped into the deep water and eventually drowned, they said.

The bodies have been kept at a mortuary for autopsy, police said. PTI COR AG CK

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