Bijapur: Four children drowned in the Krishna at Babaladi village in Bijapur taluk on Sunday afternoon. The deceased have been identified as Vijay Patil (11), Bhimangouda Patil (9), Vasangouda Patil (6) and Prashantgouda Patil (6), all residents of Bijapur taluk. According to eyewitnesses, the incident occurred when the children were swimming in the river. The last rites were performed in the evening. — Staff Correspondent

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