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Two girls drown in water tank

Preethi (5), daughter of Prabhakaran, and Bindu (6), daughter of Radhamani, his co-worker, who were playing inside a coir factory in Pollachi, were found drowned inside a water tank.

It is learnt that the children were playing in the vicinity and suddenly went missing.

Preethi, who was staying with the mother had come to her father’s work place for Deepavali festival.

Police suspect the children to have had an accidental fall into the ground level water tank and could have gone unnoticed. Police have registered a case of negligence causing death (304 A of IPC against Thirugnanam of the coir factory.

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