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Four youth drown in pond at West Burdwan

Four youth drown in pond at West Burdwan
Kolkata: Four teenaged boys drowned in a pond at Jamuria in West Burdwan on Friday morning.
Police said the victims are Raj Keshri, Aman Shaw, Prince Keshri and Om Keshri.
Police said Raj and Prince were brothers and they were friends of Aman and Om. They were visiting a relative of Om where the incident took place.
Police came to know from the people who had witnessed the incident that they went to take a bath in a pond in the area.
Two of them accidentally fell in the pond and the other two jumped to save them.
But none of them were aware of the depth of the water body and it resulted in the incident.
Locals went to the spot hearing their cry for help.
They tried to save them but the boys were senseless when they were brought out of the pond.
Police also went to the spot.
Hundreds of people gathered around the pond.
They were taken to a hospital where they were declared brought dead.
Police have initiated a probe in this connection and spoke to the locals.
Cops are trying to find out whether there was any foul play behind the incident.
A senior police officer said though nothing suspicious was found in the preliminary investigation, they are looking into all aspects of
the case to ascertain whether there was any foul play behind the incident. Police have initiated a probe in this regard.

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