Pratapgarh, Oct 11 (PTI) Two boys drowned while taking bath in a pond here, police said Thursday. Also Read - Three Afghan nationals detained in Jaipur

The incident took place in Saruva Mishrapur on Wednesday evening when two brothers went to the pond for taking bath, according to the Circle Officer of Raniganj, Ramesh Chandra. Also Read - Three of family killed in road accident in UP's Banda

“Both Neeraj (12) and Ankit (8) ventured deep into the water body and drowned. Later, the bodies of the boys were taken out and sent for postmortem,” Chandra said. Also Read - 6 killed in car-container truck collision in UP

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