Kasargod: Twin boys aged 10 drown in tragic quarry accident

Steephan Kayyar

Daijiworld Media Network - Kasargod

Kasargod, June 17: In a devastating incident, twin boys drowned in a stone quarry at Chimeni Kaniyala on Monday, June 17, in the evening. The victims, identified as Sudev (10) and Sridev (10), were students of Class five at the Government Higher Secondary School.

The incident unfolded around six o'clock in the evening when the family discovered that the boys had not returned home after going out to play on their bicycles earlier in the afternoon. Their bicycles were found near the quarry, prompting a frantic search by family members and local residents.

Tragically, the search revealed that both children had fallen into the quarry. They were promptly retrieved and rushed to the nearest hospital, but despite efforts to save them, both succumbed to the accident.

The bodies have been transferred to the Kannur Government Medical College Hospital mortuary.

This incident has left the community deeply saddened by the loss of young lives in such a heartbreaking manner.




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  • Rudolf Rodrigues, Mumbai-Mangalore

    Tue, Jun 18 2024

    Heart wrenching incident; may their souls RIP! Every year such type of tragedies occur in the monsoons snuffing away lives of innocent kids; result of illegal quarrying activities, the quarries are abandoned by these rogues without putting any protective fencing, this cannot happen without the collusion of the authorities😔😔🙏

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  • Sameer, Mangalore

    Tue, Jun 18 2024

    Its a immense loss to the mother who carried those twin for months and raised them for 10 years. Raising twins is equal to raising 5 kids in row.

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  • Karthiyayani Nambiar, Manipal

    Tue, Jun 18 2024

    Very sad news and my prayers with the family

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    Mon, Jun 17 2024

    The heartbreaking news of such young children passing away so soon is indeed a matter of immense sorrow. May the divine grant them peace, and may parents find the strength to bear their grief.

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