Two drown at temple tank

CUDDALORE: Mangaiyar karasi (22) and her niece Arthi (10) were drowned in a temple tank at Chidambaram near here on Saturday.

The police said they had gone to the tank at the Anantheeswarar Temple to wash clothes.

When Arthi accidentally fell into the tank, Mangaiyarkarasi tried to rescue her. But both drowned.

Later, Mangaiyarkarasi’s husband Karthik, who went to the temple to look for them, found their bodies floating in the tank. – Special Correspondent

Recommended for you