Two drown in temple tank

Special Correspondent

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

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

When Arthi accidentally slipped and 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.

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