Three drown in a tank in the Tenkasi district of Tamil Nadu

TIRUNELVELI: Three people, including a 13-year-old girl and her mother, drowned in a tank in the neighboring district on Sunday, police said.

The tragedy occurred when the girl, her mother and another relative entered the tank to bathe in Panaiyur, near Sankarankoil.

The girl turned to deep water and gave the alarm. Her mother and the other woman ran to rescue her, but they all drowned, police said.