TUMKUR: A six-year-old boy drowned in a pond in Pavagada in Tumkur district on Tuesday. One of the two women who tried to rescue him, also drowned. The other has been admitted to a hospital in Bangalore.

Police said Kulayappa (6) was playing in the Agasarakunte pond on the outskirts of Pavagada, when the incident happened. All three are residents of Narapal village of Andhra Pradesh. Police have registered a case.

— Staff Correspondent

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