MCD school student dies after falling into water tank

A class-IV student of an MCD primary school died after falling into a water tank at a private construction site in north-west Delhi.

Updated: Aug 03, 2010, 21:48 PM IST

New Delhi: A class-IV student of an MCD
primary school died after falling into a water tank at a
private construction site in north-west Delhi.

Lalit Kumar fell into the temporary tank for collection
of water for construction purpose while returning home from
school situated at Kakrola in Najafgarh, the MCD said in a
press statement.

While the police were investigating the matter, the MCD
has also ordered a probe.

"The police found the body of the student this morning
and are investigating into the matter. Meanwhile, Director
(Primary Education) has also been asked to conduct an inquiry
and submit a report at the earliest," it said.

MCD officials and teachers visited the parents and
offered their condolences.

"MCD regrets the accidental death of its student," the
statement said.

PTI