Three persons, including an 11-year-old boy, drowned in separate incidents in Tumkur district on Sunday.

Two persons — Ashok (11) and Rangaswamy (27) — drowned in a tank at Byranayakanahalli in Kunigal taluk.

They had taken cattle to the tank. Ashok slipped and fell into the tank and Rangaswamy, while trying to rescue him, also fell in.

In the other incident, a newly married woman fell into a well at Hirethottalukere in Tumkur taluk.

The police said Jyothi H.S. (19), married Yogesh of Mandanipalya in Bangalore Rural district three months ago. She had come to her parents' house in Hirethottalukere for her father's funeral.

In the morning, after drawing water, while trying to lift the pot, she slipped and fell into the well.

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