Two children – G. Prakash (10) and his brother G. Anil Kumar (9) drowned in a tank at Bhimavaram village in the district on Tuesday.

The brothers went to the paddy fields along with their father G. Nageswara Rao for harvesting work.

While Nageswara Rao was engaged in farm work Anil and Prakash went to the tank to drink water and accidentally slipped into it and drowned, said Vatsavai Sub-Inspector D. Durga Maheswara Rao, who is investigating the case.