Two children drowned in Kankai canal

Published On: August 12, 2022 10:18 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

JHAPA, August 12: Two children died while swimming in the Kankai canal at Shivasatakshi Municipality-9 in Jhapa district on Thursday.

Spokesperson at the District Police Office, Jhapa, Basanta Pathak said the 11-year-old Anjila Sundas and the 12-year-old Sikum Rai of Aitabare village of the municipality died drowning.

The families of the two had started a search as Sundas and Rai did not return home till late on Thursday evening. During the search, the families had recovered the children's clothes and slippers on the side of the Kankai canal.

Spokesperson of Jhapa Police and Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Thapa shared that the dead bodies of the two were recovered during the search conducted by the police personnel and local residents last night.



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