Two teenagers drown in pond in Birgunj

drown in pond in Birgunj

Two teenagers have drowned in Birgunj. The deceased have been identified as Ashish Kumar Shah, 17, of Munna and Pritam Shah, 12, of Birgunj Metropolitan City-15.

According to Dinesh Gautam, Inspector at the Ward Police Office, Sreepur.

Both of them drowned while swimming in Murli Pond at Birgunj-12. The family started searching for the two teenagers after they left home on Friday afternoon to play and did not return till 4 pm.

The search was launched after the clothes and slippers they were wearing were found near the Murli pond. They were found in a pond at around 8 pm on Saturday with the help of police and locals. They were rushed to Terai Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Ashish was studying in class 9 and Pritam in class 6 of Sagarmatha Boarding School.