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Wednesday, September 28, 2022

11-yr-old boy drowns in water tank built in orchard in Himachal’s Kullu

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An 11-year-old boy died after drowning in a water tank in Naina Sairi area of Manikaran valley in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh.

The victim was reportedly playing along with other children in an orchard when he reportedly fell into the tank and drowned. Shock and panic gripped the village after the incident even as the police were informed.

The police, who reached the spot, took out the body and took it in their possession. The child has been identified as 11-year-old Prakash Chand, son of Pyare Lal of Baradha Bagh village,, under Bhuntar tehsil.

Senior Superintendent of Police Kullu Gurdev Sharma said the cause of the death of the child was being investigated and the statements of the family members had been recorded.

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