Published By: Kavya Mishra
Last Updated: September 10, 2023, 22:15 IST
Two children of migrant workers drowned in a canal in Gujarat’s Kutch district on Sunday, the police said.
Anand Yadav (11) and Hitesh Pal (13) entered a canal at Bhujpar village to take bath around 9 am, said an official from Mundra police station.
The boys, however, drowned in the water body, he said.
A team of rescue personnel and locals extricated the boys after working for several hours, he said. They were taken to a hospital where doctors declared them dead.
The children were members of families of migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar engaged in factories in the region.
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