According to police, a total of eight persons from Itharajupalli of Sultanabad mandal went to Manair river for a swim at around 11 am.
Police said the boy, identified as Kaushik, a Class 10 student from Pragathi Nagar, celebrated Holi along with his friends until evening, after which they went to the quarry pit to clean themselves
Deceased were identified as V Varalakshmi (28) of Ayyappa Colony, S Ramcharan (8) of Bhagavan Das Colony and Surekha (14) of Mandapeta in East Godavari district
The body was found at the canal gates at Venkatayapalem. It was shifted to District Hospital for postmortem, police said.
In last 24 hours, Kamareddy received 50.9 mm rainfall while it was 16 mm in Nizamabad district, resulting in heavy inflows in streams and tanks, many of them overflowing with flood water