5 Children Drown In Pit In Bihar
Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 4:30 PM
Five children, aged between five and ten, drowned in a large-pit-filled with floodwater on Monday, an official said. District magistrate, Katihar, Punam said the incident took place in Bochahi-village falling under Narayanpur panchayat of Manihari block. The children, including two girls, slipped into the pit while playing, she said. Punam said all the dead were adivasis (tribals) and members of the same extended family.