Karnal, Sept. 25 -- An 11-year-old girl survived while her sister died after their mother allegedly pushed them into a water tank before jumping into it in Rohtak hours after the body of the father of the siblings was found in a car after apparently dying by suicide, the Haryana police said.

The three left their home immediately after learning about the recovery of the body, they added.

The 11-year-old informed residents of the area near the tank, who took out the bodies of the 33-year-old woman and her other daughter fromthe tank.

The body of her father, a 35-year-old assistant professor at a Rohtak college, was found along the Jhajjar-Rohtak road a day after he had left for Gurugram. The police said they have recovered empty pouches of...