Thiruvananthapuram: Two children were drowned to death in Achankovil river, Pathanamthitta on Sunday. The Scuba divers, who had reached the spot and fished out the children from water, took them to a local hospital where they were brought dead.
The deceased have been identified as Abhiraj and Rishi Ajith. The bodies of the two children are at Pathanamthitta general hospital for post-mortem.
The children, who were regularly playing football near the Achenkovil river, went to the river for a bath after the game. While five others swam to safety, the two boys could not escape from the water.