Water released in drought-hit area, two kids drown
PUNE: Two children playing in a dried-up canal in Pune district drowned, after water from the Khadakwasla dam was suddenly released in it on Thursday. The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena has demanded a case be registered against district collector Saurabh Rao and guardian minister Girish Bapat.
Bodies of Balu Krishna Dhande, 8, and Laxmi Dhande, 6, were found near the BT Kawde road canal in Gorpadi. CONTINUED ON P10