Delhi: 12-yr-old twins drown in Jamia Nagar canal

Delhi: The twins, Waaris and Faizal, and their friend Danish (13) had gone swimming around 4.30 pm.

By: Express News Service | New Delhi | Published:September 11, 2016 4:16 am

Two 12-year-old brothers, twins, drowned in a canal in Jamia Nagar area Saturday, said police. Their friend who had also gone swimming with them survived, but was admitted to the ICU of a private hospital, police added.

The twins, Waaris and Faizal, and their friend Danish (13) had gone swimming around 4.30 pm and were swept away by a strong water current, said police. Locals heard them screaming and jumped into the water to rescue them, but couldn’t find the boys. Later, rescue teams found Danish unconscious, said police.

They fished out the bodies of the twins.