Kalahandi, Jan 19: In a tragic incident, two children were drowned to death while bathing in a pond in Golamunda block of Kalahandi district on Wednesday.
The deceased have been identified as Piyush Sahu and Yash Sahu, twin sons of Rohit Sahu, a resident of Mahaling village under Kegaon police limits.
According to sources, the duo was bathing in a pond in the village when they drowned.
On learning about the incident, some locals rescued them and rushed to Bordi Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) for medical aid.
Later they were shifted to District Headquarter Hospital in Bhawanipatna in critical condition where doctors declared them dead.
A pal of gloom descended in the village following the untimely death of the kids.