Kathmandu : Two children have drowned at separate places in Mahottari district.
The 12 year old son of Birendra Mandal, a resident of Ekadara Gaonpalika-1, has drowned in a pond near his house.
Similarly, a 9 year old girl who went to pick snails has died in Loharpatti Municipality. Radhika, a 9 year old daughter of Rambali Mandal of Loharpatti Municipality-6, who went to pick snails near her house on Wednesday afternoon, drowned in the same canal.
Radhika was rushed to Loharpaati Primary Health Center for treatment. She was later rushed to a provincial hospital for further treatment but succumbed to her injuries, police said.