Keonjhar: Six-year-old twins met watery grave in a pond at Nuakhaman village under Turumunga police station in Keonjhar district on Thursday.
Sources said the kids were playing outside at Banka Sahi of the village in the morning. Accidentally, the twin brothers slipped and fell into deep water in a nearby pond. Soon after, the family and neighbours called up the fire brigade officials, who rushed to the spot and rescued them in critical condition.
Later, the children were sent to the district Headquarters Hospital (DHH), where doctors declared them dead.
The bodies were sent for postmortem. A case of unnatural death has been registered.