Katihar,Nov 5 (UNI) Altogether three people drowned at separate places while paying obesiance to the Sun God during Chhath festival in the district today.
Police said a youth lost his life when he drowned in the Ganges at Manihari while another was sewpt away by the turbulent current of Barandi river.
A person met a watery grave in a pond under Town police station area in the district.
All the victims were taking part in the rituals to offer Araghya to the rising sun, police added.
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