Koraput: Three minor girls were found dead in a pond at Debaganj village under Lamtaput police limits in Koraput district on Tuesday.
According to reports, the three girls had gone to pluck guavas yesterday. As they did not return home, their family members started searching for them at various places in the locality but in vain.
A missing complaint was lodged in this regard at the Nandapur police station.
In the morning the locals saw footwears floating in the pond today and informed the kin of the missing girls. Later, Fire service personnel reached the village and fished out the bodies from the pond.
The police have registered a case of unnatural death and investigating into the matter.