Four children drown in a well filled with water in MP Mandla, one rescued

MANDLA: Four children drowned on Sunday and one was rescued from a village village, an official said.

Five children ventured into the hole discovered by a contractor several years ago. Four of them drowned while a girl was rescued by residents, said the judge of the Bichhiya Tehsil subdivision, Jitendra Patel.

He identified the deceased as Urmila (7), Saroj Maravi (12), Joseph Sarota (8) and Preeti Dhurve (11), and added that a compensation of Rs 4 lakh will be given to the relatives of each one of them.