Tikamgarh, Madhya Pradesh:
Two teenagers drowned while bathing in a pond in a village in Madhya Pradesh’s Tikamgarh district, police said on Monday.
Mohangarh police station in-charge Nasir Farooqui said that the incident took place on Sunday evening in Achra village, about 48 km from the district headquarters.
A group of boys had gone to take a bath in the pond when Rajkumar Prajapati (15) started drowning and his friend Manvendra (16) tried to save him, he said.
Others in the group raised an alarm, but by the time villagers reached the spot, they had drowned, the official said.
The police were alerted and the bodies were retrieved, he said, adding that a case was registered in this regard.