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Child drowns in container

Published: 12th June 2013 09:31 AM  |   Last Updated: 12th June 2013 09:31 AM   |  A+A-

A five-year-old girl drowned in a water container at her house in Doddabele near Nelamangala on Tuesday evening. The deceased Vidya was the daughter of Mudduraj, a native of Andra Pradesh.

Police said the incident took place around 6 pm when Vidya went to the bathroom to fetch water while her mother was busy with daily chores. Vidya was trying to fetch water from the container, standing on a stool, when she fell in head first and drowned. When the girl did not come out even after a while, her anxious mother went into the bathroom and found her inside the container.

Vidya was immediately taken to a private hospital where doctors declared her brought dead, police said.

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