2 children die in Dooars tea estate
Two children died after falling into a trench dug to store spring water at a tea estate in Dooars.
A district official said, Simran Biswakarma (6) annd Suraj Biswakarma (8) were declared dead at Mal Hospital after being taken out of accumulated water.
The children were playing on the side of the spring when accidentally both tripped in water after losing balance at Damdim.
The deaths of the little girl and boy cast a pall of gloom in the labour lines area.