Father, daughter drown in Napoklu

Rescuers searching for the bodies at Napoklu on Saturday.

According to localites, the duo visited the government hospital in Napoklu for treatment and were on their way home from the hospital.

When Prakash, carrying Pooja, tried to cross the wooden bridge, constructed across Cauvery, the support rope cut and he lost balance and fell into the water.

Though expert swimmer Ramakrishna, Home Guard Yogananda and others searched for the bodies throughout the day on Friday and Saturday, they failed to trace. Villagers suspect that the bodies would have been washed away in the river. Bhagamandala police visited the spot.

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