4-year-old drowns in pond in a Vasai pond

4-year-old drowns in pond in a Vasai pond

A four-year-old boy drowned in a pond in Diwanman, in Vasai, on Monday evening. His body was found floating by his mother.

There is a small three-feet deep pond in a field, near the boy’s residence. The victim without informing his mother, went to play in the pond and drowned, said a neighbour. When the victim’s mother reached the pond, his body was found floating and the boy was rushed to a nearby hospital. But he was declared dead on arrival, as water had entered his lungs, said an officer.

Vasai police have registered a case of accidental death and the post-mortem report is awaited. The victim’s father, Kamlesh works as a driver in the Vasai civic bus service, said police.

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