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Three children drown in pit


Mau, Social Times. Three children, aged three to six, drowned in a water-filled pit in a village here on Friday, police said.


Arun Rajbhar (4), Anil Rajbhar (6) and Shubham Rajbhar (3) drowned in the pit near a brick kiln in Yusufpur village under the Kopaganj police station limits around 8 am, they said.


Local people rescued the children and rushed them to a nearby community health centre, where doctors declared them dead, the police said.


The bodies have been sent for post-mortem examination, they added.