Toddler Drinks Petrol Instead of Cola, Dies

Published: 24th February 2015 06:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th February 2015 06:03 AM   |  A+A-

TIRUNELVELI: A two-year old boy died after he consumed petrol kept in a bottle mistaking it for soft drinks near Moondradaippu on Saturday.

Gunasekaran, an auto driver, parked his auto in front of their house, two-year-old Sujith, son of his brother Parthipan was playing outside the home. The child found the bottle of petrol in the auto and drank it apparently mistaking it for soft drink.

Sujith started crying following which he was taken to the Government Hospital at Nanguneri and later admitted at Tirunelveli Medical College Hospital for treatment. However, he died on Saturday.


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