Brothers Drown & Die In Malda


Englishbazaar: Two brothers died on Monday after drowning at a river in Malda.

The incident took place at Malda’s Fulhar river in the Gobra area under the Harishchandrapur police station. The two brothers, Sonu Mandal (11) and Manu Mandal (10) had come to their grandfather’s house from Bihar’s Punaniya with their mother a few days ago. On Sunday evening, they both went to the Fulhar river for a dip. But they drowned as they had no formal training in swimming.

The locals searched for them for several hours. The local authorities to came in aid but to no avail till late on Sunday. On Monday, their bodies were recovered by the police. The police have sent the bodies for post-mortem to the Malda medical college and hospital.