Guwahati News Desk: Two out of four girls fear drowned in the Ganga in the Manikpur area of Pratapgarh district on Thursday.
According to reports, the four girls viz, Sangita (12), Begam (13), Anjali (12) and Khushi (10) slipped into deep water while bathing in the river on the occasion of Maha Shivratri.
Two girls were rescued by the local people, while two are still missing.
Subhash Yadav, Station House Officer (SHO), Manikpur said that the girls waded into deep waters while bathing.
“We have deployed divers and are trying to find the bodies of Sangita and Begam. Rescue operations have resumed since Friday morning,” he said.