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Minor boy drowned in Yamuna river in Jehanabad

The incident took place near Ghindhaur Bigaha village of Makhdumpur police station area, when the boy, identified as Vipin Kumar, jumped into the river after he saw two kids, aged between 8 and 10 years, drowning, SHO Nikhil Kumar said.


PTI Last Updated at 04-08-2018 17:14:16 IST India

A 15-year-old boy was today feared drowned in the Yamuna river in an effort to save the lives of two others in Bihar's Jehanabad district, police said.

The incident took place near Ghindhaur Bigaha village of Makhdumpur police station area, when the boy, identified as Vipin Kumar, jumped into the river after he saw two kids, aged between 8 and 10 years, drowning, SHO Nikhil Kumar said.

He managed to rescue the two, but was likely himself swept away in the heavy current of the water, the police officer said, adding, divers have been pressed into service to look for Vipin.

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