The deceased kids were identified as Subhadra Kamhar (4) and Sumee Janam (3).
According to information, the two babies were playing on the village road along which was a trench filled with water. Unfortunately, they fell in the trench. Though they were rescued and rushed to the Sub-Divisional Hospital at Chitrakonda, doctors declared them dead there.
A pall of gloom has descended in the area.
Meanwhile, villagers have blamed the contractor, who had dug the trench to hold water for road construction, for the kids’ death.
According to their allegation, the trench had been dug by a contractor during road work. While it was dug to hold water, it was not blocked after completion of road work. The concerned contractor is responsible, alleged family members.
The villagers have demanded adequate compensation for family of the two deceased girls.
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