Two Students Drown In Pond Near School, Parents Blame Teacher

**Jharsuguda:** In a tragic incident, two students drowned in a pond at Malipada under Belpahar municipality limits here in the district on Friday. The deceased have been identified as Khetrabasi Suna And Chinmay Yadav of Gumadera high school.

Both the students were taking bath in the pond during the school time. But somehow they drowned in the pond.

Parents of the students alleged that death of their children was a result of serious negligence. They also accused that the school teacher and the headmaster were not present at the school when the incident happened. According to them, irresponsibility of the school teachers and authorities let their children meet such a fate.