Sisters among four drowned to death in Palakkad
Palakkad: Three girls, including sisters, and a youth were drowned in a water-filled pit at Palakkad on Thursday afternoon.
The bodies were found in a water-filled pit in a paddy field near the Menonpara Sreekrishna Swamy temple.
The deceased have been identified as Karthikeyan (23), son of Parvathy, Dhanya (21) daughter of Radha Dandapani, and Pavithra(16) and Sumithra (12), daughters of Nagarajan and Vasanthakumary.
Given the voting in the local body elections, hardly anyone noticed the incident. Fire and Rescue Service personnel from Kanjikode fished out the bodies.