Woman kills 2 daughters by flinging them into Narmada canal

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Ahmedabad, Dec 28 (PTI) A woman allegedly killed her 7-month-old and 4-year-old daughters by throwing them into the Narmada main canal near Dahegam in Gandhinagar district in Gujarat, police said Monday.

The 25-year-old woman, identified as Shilpaben Thakor, was arrested on Monday and has told police that she carried out the act due to stress, an official said.

'Thakor walked a long distance to reach the Narmada main canal and threw her two children into it on Sunday evening. Her husband, a farm labourer from Antroli village, filed a complaint after which she was arrested,' said Inspector JK Rathod of Dahegam police station.

'The body of the 7-month-old girl was recovered from the canal, while that of the 4-year-old girl is missing,' the official said. PTI KA PD BNM BNM