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5 kids drown in Dhanusha pond

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Janakpurdham, June 11

Five children died after falling into a pond in Mukhiyapatti Musaharniya rural municipality of the Dhanusha district in southeastern Nepal on Friday.

The children living in ward 6 of the local unit had gone there to take a bath, but they drowned, informs Makendra Kumar Mishra, the District Police Office spokesperson.

Mishra says police have suspected other children might have also drowned there, and a search is underway.

The victims, all girls, appear to be 10-12 in age. They are yet to be identified.

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