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Jan 30, 2008 at 09:19pm IST

2 female infants killed reported in Kerala

New Delhi: In two separate incidents, two infant girls were killed by their own families in Kerala.

In Kozhikode, a poor circus performer and his wife are accused of drowning their three-year-old daughter Divya in the water tank behind their house.

Kerala police report that in Kochi, a daily-wage labourer and his wife buried alive their seventh child, a daughter.

All the four accused have been taken into judicial custody.