Balasore: A minor girl was killed and two others were critical following a drowning incident in Remu village under Baliapal police limits on Sunday.
The trio had come to Remu village to attend a marriage function. Today morning they had gone to a nearby pond to take bath.
While bathing one of them slipped into the deep waters. In order to save her, the two other girls also got drawn into the water.
All of them drowned. When the family members hastened to find them, three girls were retrieved from the pond. One of the girls was declared dead while two are undergoing treatment in Balasore.