Three-year-old falls into sewer, dies

August 13th, 2008 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A three-year-old girl died after she and her sister fell into a sewer while playing outside their home in northwest Delhi, the police said. “The incident took place at around about 11 a.m. when three-year-old Jitni was playing outside her house in Bawana with her elder sister and five other children of the locality,” a police official said.

“According to initial investigations, it seems both the girls lost their balance and fell into the sewer,” he added.

The other children immediately informed residents of the locality who rushed to rescue the children.

“Both were rushed to Maharishi Balmiki Hospital where doctors declared Jitni brought dead. The condition of her five-year-old sister is still critical,” the officer said.

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