Two boys drowned in a tank at Mansur village in Dharwad taluk on Tuesday. According to the police, the boys, Vitthal Siddhappa Kurubar (13) and Kariyappa Malappa Bhavikatti (14), went to Somapur tank along with their friends for a swim after playing Holi. It is said that they slipped and drowned. The other children raised an alarm. However, when people reached the spot, the boys had drowned. The bodies have been recovered and a case has been registered.

— Staff Correspondent