Imphal: In a tragic incident, two teenage brothers reportedly died after drowning in Kumbi Khuga river in Manipur‘s Bishnupur district on Monday.
As per reports, the incident happened when the wooden countrymade canoe in which three boys of the same family were in capsized at Kumbi Khuga river while on their way to a paddy field.
Two of the three boys were declared dead at the nearest primary health centre at Kumbi, reports said.
Luckily, one of the brothers, Laishram David Meetei, 15, survived the incident.
The two deceased have been identified as Laishram Solomon Meetei, 17, and Laishram Joshua Meetei, 13, sons of Laishram Chandrakumar Meetei of Kumbi Uyungmakhong in Bishnupur district.