Woman, child drown in drain in Sitapur

A 40-year-old woman and her eight-year-old nephew drowned after they fell into a drain filled with flood water at Gurguchpur village in Reosa area here, police said Monday.

Last Updated: Jul 01, 2013, 12:52 PM IST

Sitapur: A 40-year-old woman and her eight-year-old nephew drowned after they fell into a drain filled with flood water at Gurguchpur village in Reosa area here, police said Monday.
"Two women and three children of a family had gone to pick mangoes in the flood waters yesterday, but slipped into a drain full of water," police said.

While a woman and two children were rescued by villagers, Dhandevi (40) and her nephew Arjun (8) drowned, they added.

Later, the bodies of the victims were fished out by police with the help of villagers and sent for post mortem.

PTI