Six drown in Maharashtra in separate incidents
Six persons drowned in separate incidents in Maharashtra's Aurangabad district Sunday while bathing their cattle on the occasion of Pola festival Sunday, the police said. Pola is a bull respecting festival celebrated by farmers in Maharashtra.
Amol Raite (16) and his brother Rishikesh Raite (19) drowned in a pond near Murshidapur in Vaijapur taluka, the police said. In another incident, Rahul Mhaske (15), a student of a Zilla Parishad school at Bazaar Sawangi, fell into a pit while he was washing his oxen, police said.
In Kannad taluka, Kailash Bawiskar (23) drowned in Ambadi canal and Navnath Gawali (14) in a lake in Mategaon Chambharwadi village, according to police. Sanket Nimone (14) from Dehgaon drowned in a pond under Shillegaon police station limits while cleaning the bulls, the police said.