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Uttar Pradesh: Eight-year-old girl dies after falling into under-construction sewer line

Wednesday, 4 June 2014 - 4:46pm IST | Place: Lucknow | Agency: PTI

An eight-year-old girl died while two other children were injured when they fell into an under-construction sewer line at Madehganj locality in Hasangaj area in Lucknow on Wednesday.

Eight-year-old Saumya was playing with two other children when they fell into a 15-20 feet sewer line, Hasanganj SHO Dinesh Singh said. By the time locals took them out, Saumya had died, police said.

The two other children had been admitted to a hosptial, where their condition is stated to be stable, police said. Additional City Magistrate Shailendra Mishra announced that a compensation would be given to the family of the deceased girl.

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