Mirzapur: A woman allegedly killed her three children by throwing them into the well before attempting suicide in Pajra village in UP’s Mirzapur on Friday.
The children were identified as Akash (8), Kriti (2) and a year-old Anu.
According to police, the incident was reported from a village named Pajra in the Sant Nagar police station area. After throwing her children into the well, the woman also set her house on fire.
Additional Superintendent of Police (Operation) OP Singh said an FIR has been registered against the mother of the children who had thrown them into the well.
After receiving information about the incident, police reached the spot and got the bodies out of the well, they said.
Legal action is being taken as per the rules and the dead bodies have been sent for post-mortem. Further investigations are on, police added.