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Teen cousins found in Chaska pond accidentally drowned, authorities say


October 16, 2018

Two 19-year-old cousins whose bodies were pulled from a Chaska pond Sunday night accidentally drowned, authorities ruled Monday, while funeral plans were finalized in the wake of the tragedy that left Twin Cities Somali-Americans reeling.

After a frantic search for Bushra Abdi and Zeynab “Hapsa” Abdalla ended with the discovery Sunday evening, family and friends who stood vigil prepared to gather again to bury the women.


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