3 sisters drown in Mayurbhanj
Baripada: Three sisters drowned in a pond at Badabila village under Sadar police limits Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district on Tuesday morning.
The deceased girls have been identified as Sarita Murmu, Rajashree Murmu and Parvati Murmu. They were in the age group of 8-12 years, police said.
According to reports, the sisters along with their mother had gone to the village pond to take bath. However, the trio fell into the deep water and drowned while taking bath.
The helpless mother cried for help. The locals reached the spot immediately and rescued the minor girls.
They were rushed to the District Headquarter Hospital here but doctors declared them brought dead.
The Sadar police sent the bodies for autopsy and registered a case in this connection.