8-yr-old dies af­ter fall­ing into open drain in Noida

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - TIMES CITY -

Noida: An eight-year old boy died af­ter he al­legedly fell into an open drain while play­ing out­side his house in Sec­tor 87.

The boy, Shankar, had gone miss­ing on Sun­day evening. His body was found on Tues­day morn­ing inside the five-feet deep drain near his house. His el­der sis­ter had al- so fallen into the same drain four years ago and lost her eye­sight.

A po­lice team vis­ited the area, but could not find the boy. On Tues­day morn­ing, some stu­dents spot­ted the body float­ing in the drain ad­ja­cent to Adarsh Pri­mary School. They raised an alarm and the body was later fished out.

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