Biharsharif (Bihar), Mar 13 (PTI) Three girls, aged between 10 and 12 years, drowned in a pond at a village in Nalanda district today, police said.

The incident took place at Nizam Bigaha village under Rahui police station area when the three, including two sisters, had gone to the pond to wash their hands after relieving themselves.

The deceased were identified as Shobha Kumari (12) and her sister Kajal Kumari (10), Sushma Kumari (10), the police said.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem examination.

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