By Concise News Correspondents 

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Osun River

Two siblings reportedly drowned inside in a river over the weekend, causing outburst at Oke-Ijetu beside Ilesa garage in Osogbo, Osun State

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Spokesperson of the police in Osun State Folasade Odoro confirmed ‎the incident.

An eyewitness said the tragedy occurred on New Year’s Eve.

And the deceased, aged 16 and 14 respectively, were reported to be playing football in a pitch near the river at Oke-Ijetu ‎area.

It was further gathered that both arrived Osun State on Thursday from Lagos to cerebrate the new year, before they met their untimely death.

A Channels TV report says an eyewitness revealed that the two brothers were trying to pick their ball that fell into the river where they both drowned.

Their corpses are understood to ‎have been deposited at the Asubiaro state hospital mortuary in Osogbo.