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Mother,daughter drown in quarry pit at Saibrakatte

Mother,daughter drown in quarry pit at Saibrakatte

Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi , Dec 17, 2016 : Mother and her 3 year drown  in a stone  quarry pond  at Saibrakattein Udupi District on December 17, Saturday.


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Chandrika (28), wife of Veeresh, and their younger daughter Likhita (3) are the deceased. The family hail from Bhadravathy .

It is learnt that Chandrika along with her daughters Shilpa and Likitha went to wash clothes in a nearby quarry pond filled with water her little daughter lost balance and slipped first. Chandrika who  tried to rescue her daughter  too slipped and eventually both drowned. Whereas Shilpa her elder daughter who noticed it, rushed to informed her aunt about the incident. The family rushed to the spot but both could not be rescued as time had elapsed.

Bodies were recovered from the pond later with help of local swimmers.

Brahmavar police are investigating the case

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