Siblings who drowned in Omanapuzha laid to rest in single grave
Kalavoor: The last rites of the siblings, who had drowned to death in river, were laid to rest in a single grave in the cemetery of St. Francis Xavier's Church here. 10-year-old Abhijith and 9-year-old Anagha drowned to death in Omanapuzha on Friday evening.
The bodies of the deceased children were laid in decorated coffins were kept for public homage at SCMV UP School in Chettikad on Tuesday by 7.30 in the morning. Many people including their teachers and friends rushed in to see Abhijith and Anagha for one last time.
The last rites was delayed as Mary Shiny, mother of the children was late to reach home from her workplace in Kuwait due to some technical issues. The bodies were taken to the church by 11.30 after performing rituals at home.
Abhijith drowned while trying to save Anagha who had fallen into the water after the sandbank collapsed.