Fatehabad, Jun 6 (UNI) Two brothers were drowned in the Sidhmukh canal near Bhoda Hoshnak village in this district today.
According to police, the brothers, Vijender (16) and Devinder Singh, sons of Vijay Singh, had gone to take bath in the canal.
Vijender went into the canal and got trapped in the water current. Devinder jumped to save his brother, but both were swept away by the strong current.
The villagers intercepted vehicular traffic on the outskirts of the village demanding closure of the canal so that the bodies could be fished out.
SDM J K Abhir and DSP Satyavir Singh rushed to the spot to supervise operations to locate the bodies of the two youths.
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