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Posted at: Sep 21, 2018, 1:17 PM; last updated: Sep 21, 2018, 1:17 PM (IST)

3 children drown in UP

3 children drown in UP
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Lucknow, September 21

Three children drowned in a river in Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot town on Friday, police said.

The victims were part of a Muharram procession that later went to bathe in the Baghe river.

Two other children said to be in critical condition, have been rushed to a medical facility, a police official said.

Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Subhash Chandra Yadav said that the incident happened during a big fair that takes place on the river banks on Muharram. — IANS.

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