Ferozepur, July 30
In a freak mishap, two boys drowned in a sand pit on the outskirts of Megha Mahatam village in Guruharsahai subdivision on Wednesday night.
As per information, Gurlal Singh (7), and Guljar Singh (5), were playing near a sand pit where rainwater had got accumulated. The duo slipped and drowned in the sand pit, which was being illegally operated.
A passer-by spotted the bodies and informed the villagers. As soon as the news broke, a pall of gloom descended on the entire village.
Jaswarinder Singh, SHO, said the post-mortem was not done on the request of the parents of the victims and the bodies had beenhanded over to the aggrieved families.
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