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Three children drown in lake

Three children drowned in Jangli lake on the outskirts of Thammadihalli in Shivamogga on Sunday.

The police said the victims are Vasanth and Chiranth, both aged 14, and Ajay, 11. All are residents of Thammadihalli. The boys had ventured into the lake for swimming. The lake was filled to the brim owing to the recent rain. The boys drowned when they swam into the deeper part of the lake. Fire and Emergency Services personnel retrieved the bodies with the help of local divers.