Bardiya–Two children drowned in Bardiya on Tuesday evening. According to police, the victims are Bikash Banjara, 10, and Anil Banjara, 5, of Sirkaiya, Gualariya municipality-3.
Police was reported about the children gone missing while swimming in the Khanna Baba River that lies in one kilometer from their homes at around 4:00 pm. Following the report, a squad from the Khairapur Police Post rushed to the site for a search operation.
The search efforts launched with the help of locals ended with finding the lifeless bodies of the boys at around 6:00 pm some 50 meters far from the incident site, District Police Office, Bardiya Deputy Superintendent of Police Madan Jit Mahara said.