In Maharashtra, five women drowned while washing clothes in a pond.

Five women drowned in an irrigation pond in Ahmedpur tehsil, Ahmedpur tehsil . The victims were all itinerant sugarcane cutters .

Latur, Maharashtra: According to a police report, five women drowned in an irrigation pond in Ahmedpur tehsil, all itinerant sugarcane cutters, around 8.30 am on Saturday morning while the victims were washing their clothes in the pond.One of the women slipped into the water and started to drown.According to a police official, the women were identified as Radhabai Dhondiba Aade (45), her daughters Diksha (20) and Kajal (19), all residents of Ramapurtanda in Parbhani district, and Sushma Sanjay Rathod (21) and Aruna Gangadhar Rathod (25) from Mojmabad Tanda in the same district.The incident came after a