Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, May 14
A man and five children drowned in a pond near Sahnewal village in Ludhiana, district officials said.
Four of the five children were siblings. The children had gone for a swim, but got stuck in a swamp, officials said. The man was a resident of the village who jumped in to rescue them but died officials said.
Rescuers have fished out the bodies of four of the five children. Search continues for the bodies of the fifth child and the villager.