Saptari, Aug. 13: Two children from Saptari drowned in a pit as they were playing in ward no. 11 of Triyuga municipality of Udayapur. The incident took place on Wednesday evening.

The deceased children have been identified as five-year-old Niraj Shah, the son of Ram Sewak Shah of Pipara-3 in Saptari and five-year-old Saurat BK, the son of Subhan BK of the same locality, according to Saptari Police.

They were found drowned by the locals. The two minors died on the way to hospital, according to SP Narayan Prasad Chimariya of the District Police Office. RSS