Noida, Nov 14 (PTI) An eight-year-old boy drowned to death in a drain here today, police said.

The boy, Shankar, a resident of Naya Gaon, was passing through the village and when he accidentally fell into the drain along the main road, Noida, Phase 2, SHO, Shawez Khan said.

A police team rushed there but the boy died before he could be pulled out, he said. The child’s body has been sent for post-mortem, he said.

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