2 Chitwan girls drown while swimming in pond
RATNANAGAR: Two girls who were in critical condition after drowning in a pond while swimming in Madi of Chitwan district died during treatment on Saturday.
The deceased have been identified as Deepika Sunar (7) and Deepsikha Pariyar(12) of Ramrajyapur in Madi Municipality-6.
The incident occurred when both the girls had gone for a picnic with their friends yesterday, said police.
According to police, Sunar was rushed to the Chitwan Medical College and Pariyar to a local health facility. However, both of them breathed their last while receiving treatment.
The bodies have been sent to the Bharatpur Hospital for post mortem.