Father, daughter drowned in Syangja

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Syangja: Two members of the same family got drowned in a pond located at Galyang-6, Pelakot on Wednesday evening.

Bindra Gurung, 33, of Galyang-6, and four-year-old Sofia Gurung got drowned in a pond that was constructed for irrigation.

Spokesperson at the District Police Office, Rabindra Khanal shared that father Bindra had stepped into the pond to rescue his daughter Sofia who was drowning in the pond.

Both were rescued immediately and taken to a local primary hospital in Waling where doctors pronounced them dead.