Malappuram: Four members of a family, including three minor children, drowned in a water-filled quarry at Mankada in Malappuram district Wednesday, police said.
They said the children went fishing at the quarry when they slipped in and drowned. As they did not return home, their grandfather went looking for them and he too met with the same fate.
Fire service personnel and police, assisted by locals, fished out the bodies.
The minors, all boys, were aged 13, 12 and 10, police said.