Woman, son drown in pond at Palakkad
Palakkad: A woman and her son drowned in a pond at Erattayal here on Thursday. The deceased has been identified as Valsala and her son Ajith.
The incident happened around 11 am on Thursday.
Valsala and Ajith had gone to the pond to take bath. Valsala first fell into the pond. Ajith also fell into the pond when he attempted to save his mother, it is learnt.
On hearing the screams of people who were bathing in a nearby pond, locals reached the spot and took Ajith to the hospital. However, his life could not be saved.
Valsala’s body was taken out by the fire force personnel who arrived from Palakkad.
The bodies of the two have been kept at the district hospital.