2 drown in Yamuna in Sonepat district

Tribune News Service

Panipat, July 26

Two teenagers of Malikpur village drowned in the Yamuna near Mimarpur village of Sonepat district on Sunday.

The divers fished out the bodies of the deceased identified as Sahil and Ashish, alias Ashu, of Malikpur village of Sonepat district.

According to information, four friends Sahil, Ashish, Praveen and Sanyam, all Class XII students and aged 17, went for a bath in the Yamuna at Mimarpur ghat on Sunday morning.

As the two of the youths started drowning, others started crying. People nearby saved Praveen and Sanyam while Ashish and Sahil drowned in the river.

After getting information, the family members informed the administration and a team of divers started a search for the teenagers. The divers fished out the bodies in the evening.

The police have sent the bodies to the mortuary at the General Hospital for the post-mortem examination, which will be conducted on Monday.

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