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Five boys drown in Ganga

PTI | Varanasi | Updated: 29-05-2020 16:55 IST | Created: 29-05-2020 16:55 IST
Five boys drown in Ganga

Five boys who had gone for a dip in the Ganga here without letting their families know drowned, police said on Friday

The boys, aged between 14 and 17 had gone to Sipahiya Ghat, about a kilometre from their homes, along with two other friends, police said

Police pulled out the boys from the river with the help of divers and took them to a trauma centre, where all five were declared dead.



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