5 children drown in tank
Five children, including three girls, drowned while taking bath in two separate incidents in southern districts of Tirunelveli and Ramanathapuram, today.
Police said three children, including a girl were drowned while taking bath in a tank at Pullambadu locality in Radhapuram taluk in Tirunelveli district, this afternoon. The deceased M Madhavan (12), his brother M Koteeswaran (10) and their neighbor S.Selva Inba (8) drowned, when they entered into the tank's deepest part.
The locals fished out the bodies of three children. The bodies were later sent to the government hospital for post-mortem. An atmosphere of gloom and grief gripped Koliankulam village, the native of the all three deceased over their death.
In another incident, G Rubini (8) and her sister G Sukhanya (6) drowned while taking bath in a Pond at Perungalur village under Nainarkulam police limits in Ramanathapuram district, this evening.
(Posted on 26-05-2014)