Such an unfortunate incident has been reported from Chhatijhar village under Tikabali police station limits.
According to information, the two minors with their aunt had gone to take bath in the river this afternoon when they reportedly slipped into the river. Immediately, the local residents who were taking bath in the river rescued them and rushed them to Tikabali Community Health Centre (CHC).
However, doctors at the health centre declared the duo dead. On being informed, a team of local police reached the hospital and seized the body for post-mortem.
A pal of gloom descended over the village following the unfortunate death of the two siblings.