RAUTAHAT: Three minor girls drowned in a ditch at Banjahara village of Ward No 1 of Ishanath Municipality in Rautahat on Thursday evening.
The minor girls drowned while fishing in the ditch. The deceased have been identified as Brindaban Yadav’s daughters — Kinjal Kumari, 10, six-year-old Gunja Kumari Yadav, and Hiralal Sah’s daughter Sarita Kumari Sah, 7, said Rautahat Superintendent of Police Bhupendra Bahadur Khatri.
Police have initiated an investigation into the incident. Family members and locals had carried out a search operation after the minors did not return home.