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13 drown in Bihar during Chhath festivities

Identities of deceased have not yet been revealed

13 drown in Bihar during Chhath festivities

Devotees gather at the bank of River Ganga to perform rituals of Chhath Puja festival, in Patna, on Monday, November 20, 2023. PTI



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Patna, November 20

A total of 13 people drowned during Chhath festivities in different water bodies in seven districts of Bihar since Sunday, officials said.

The deaths were reported in Patna, Khagaria, Samastipur, Saharsa, Darbhanga, Munger and Besusarai, a statement issued by the Bihar Disaster Management Department (DMD) said on Monday.

In Patna district, three persons drowned in a pond in Brahmpur area around 8.15 am, it said.

“In Khagaria, three persons drowned in Chautham and Parbata areas in two separate incidents around 6.30 am on Monday. Besides, two persons each in Darbhanga and Samastipur districts and one each in Begusarai, Munger and Saharsa districts died due to drowning since Sunday,” the statement said.

The identities of the deceased have not yet been revealed.

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