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Two children drown while bathing in river yesterday

Two of eight people who were bathing in a river drowned last evening (13), Police Spokesman DIG Ajith Rohana said today.

The accident took place in the Kommathurai area in Eravur.

The deceased have been identified as two children aged 15 and 17, police said.

Their bodies are currently being treated at the Chenkaladi Hospital and Eravur Police are conducting further investigations.