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Two teenage boys drown in river in Kasargod

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016,9:49 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kasargod | Two teenage boys reportedly drowned while taking bath in a river near Pedakam in Kasargod district, police said.

The victims, Jabir (15) and Sainul Abid (19), along with six other boys, had gone to take a dip in Karissery river around 11 am Tuesday, police said.

The boys drowned in a pit formed as a result of sand mining in the river. Sainul Abid, a student of Mundampara madrassa in Malappuram district, had gone to attend the marriage function of his relative, police said. The bodies have been handed over to their relatives, police added.