Three-year-old boy drowns in pond in Saptari

RAJBIRAJ: A three-year-old boy drowned in a pond in Belhi of Khadak Municipality-2 in Saptari district on Monday evening.

The deceased has been identified as Sakal Mandal's son Arvinda Mandal, according to District Police Office, Saptari.

The boy was playing in a pond belonging to one Chandreshwar Chaudhary, a local resident, when the incident took place.

Police have launched further investigation while the body has been sent to the Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zonal Hospital for an autopsy.