Two children drown in Makawanpur

HETAUDA: Two children have lost their lives after drowning in a lake in Makawanpur district, on Friday.

The deceased have been identified as 12-year-old Samir Theeng, son of Pushkar Bahadur Theeng of Markhu, Indrasarovar Rural Municipality-1 and 8-year-old Chandra Bahadur Ale, son of Bishwaroop Ale of Thaha Municipality-9.

The boys had gone to swim at Indrasarovar Lake in Indrasarovar Rural Municipality-1, near Kulekhani, on Friday evening when the incident occurred.

Meanwhile, bodies of the deceased have been brought to Hetauda Hospital for post mortem, according to District Police Office, Makawanpur.