Minor Falls into Boiling Pot, Dies

Published: 30th July 2014 02:34 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th July 2014 02:34 PM   |  A+A-

By IANS

NEW DELHI: A three-year-old boy died after he fell into a pot containing boiling sugar syrup, police said here Wednesday.

Dev was in his mother's lap when he fell inside the pot after being hit by a rickshaw outside a sweet shop in east Delhi's Trilok Puri area Tuesday evening. His mother also suffered burn injuries on her hands while trying to pull him out of the pot.

Both were taken to a nearby hospital, where Dev succumbed to his burn injuries during treatment.

Police said Dev and his mother were on their way to get milk from the market when the incident took place.

They added that the errant driver was on the run, while his vehicle has been impounded.

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