2 school students drown in canal

Tuesday, Jul 14, 2015,21:35 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kannur | Two school students, both relatives, were killed when they fell into a canal near their house at Kariyad near Panoor this afternoon.
According to Chockli Police, the deceased were identified as Fazin (7), son of Sidhik, who was studying in second class in KNUP School at Chockli and Hakeen (7) son of Musthafa, who was a first standard student of Cresent School, Peringathur.
Their fathers were brothers and residing at Kizhekkayil House at Kariyad . The incident occurred around 1330 hrs when four children, including the victims, all neighbors, were returning home from Kariyad Town after purchasing chocolates.
One of the children fell first while the another drowned while he tried to rescue his cousin.
The other two children rushed home and informed the parents. Locals rushed the duo to a nearby hospital where doctors declared them brought dead.