A two-year-old boy was drowned and a person who tried to rescue him too drowned at Ammapalayam in the city.
The deceased were identified as K. Kaviyarasan (2) and M. Satish (27).
The incident occurred on Saturday late evening when the boy, while playing, fell into the water stagnant in a stone quarry pit.
Seeing this, Satish jumped into the water to save the kid but he too was drowned. The Anupparpalayam police are investigating.