Three children drowned in a tank at Alavayal village near Ponnamaravathy in Pudukottai district on Sunday. Police said the incident happened when the children slipped into the tank while bathing. The police identified the deceased as P.Parvathi (10), D.Nisha Bharathi (10) and M.Yogeswari (15). The Ponnamaravathy police have registered a case and are investigating.

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