2 children from Sapatri drown in Udayapur

SAPTARI: Two children from Saptari drowned in a pit while they were playing in ward no. 11 of Triyuga Municipality of Udayapur on Wednesday evening.

The deceased have been identified as five-year-old Niraj Shah, son of Ram Sewak Shah and five-year-old Saurat BK, son of Subhan BK of Pipara-3 in Saptari, according to police.

They were found drowned by the locals.

The two minors died on the way to a hospital, according to SP Narayan Prasad Chimariya of the District Police Office.