5 women, aged 5-7 years, drowned in a pond in Maharashtra’s Jalna district on Tuesday afternoon, the police stated.
The tragic incident befell at Talegaon Wadi close to Bhokardan, an area police official stated.
The women who died had been recognized as Ashubi Latif Pathan (6), Nabia Nawaz Pathan (6), Alfiya Gaus Khan Pathan (7), Saniya Aslam Pathan (6) and Shabu Aslam Pathan (5).
“A gaggle of six women had gone to the pond to scrub garments. The 5 women who entered the water received caught within the silt and drowned by the point passersby may come to their rescue. The women had been declared lifeless on arrival at Phulambri main well being centre in Aurangabad,” the official stated.