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Posted at: Jul 9, 2018, 9:32 AM; last updated: Jul 9, 2018, 10:22 AM (IST)

6 children drown in Ganga

Kanpur, July 9

Six children drowned in the Ganga in Kanpur on Sunday. Three bodies have been recovered till now.

The rescue operation is under way.

Manoj Gupta, Circle Officer, Colonelganj, said, “Six children have drowned. We have recovered three bodies, and the rescue operation for the three is still under way. We got divers, nets and boats for the operation.”

On Sunday afternoon, the boys, aged between 10 and 12, went to take bath in the Ganga, where they drowned. They were spotted by some locals, who informed the police and divers.

The recovered bodies have been sent to Hallet hospital here. ANI

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