Kalahandi: Three minor girls drowned in two separate incidents at Khurda and Kalahandi districts today morning.

Rosy Sahu (17) and Namita Sahu (12) drowned while taking bath in the pond at Bagada village under Kesinga police limits in Kalahandi district. Locals fished out the bodies from the pond. Bodies were sent to hospital for post-mortem.

In another such incident, a 10-year-old girl fell into a well and died in Godipada in Khurda district. The deceased was identified as Rupali Samantaray.

On Friday, an elderly woman and her two minor granddaughters were drowned to death in a pond at Sahapur Nuagaon village under Tihidi police limits in Bhadrak district.

The deceased have been identified as Mallilata Mallick and her two granddaughters Anjana Mallick and Srabani Mallick.

Sources said they were bathing in the pond and slipped into the deep water.