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Two siblings drown in Andhra Pradesh beach

The children were drowned off the Manginapudi beach near Krishna district while the parents were rescued by a group of photographers visiting the beach.

Published: 24th June 2017 04:42 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th June 2017 04:42 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

Machilipatnam: A family outing turned tragic when two siblings drowned off the Manginapudi beach near here Krishna district today, police said.

A couple and their two children, belonging to Vadlamannadu village of Gudlavalleru mandal, went to the beach for an outing, Machilipatnam Rural Sub Inspector V Srinivas said.

All of them entered into the sea for bathing but were pulled in by the waves and stared drowning, he said.

While the parents were rescued by a group of photographers visiting the beach, the two kids drowned, the police officer said.

Their bodies were later washed ashore, he said.

The deceased were identified as M Sandeep and his sister M Vidhya, who were in mid-teens, Srinivas said.

 

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