Mumbai, July 15: Negligence of civic body and open manholes claimed another young life in Mumbai on Monday. A seven-year-old boy died after falling into an open drain at Rajiv Gandhi Colony of Mumbai’s Dharavi. According to reports, after getting the information, police immediately rushed to the spot and pulled out the boy of the drain. Fatehveer Singh, Rescued From 150-Foot-Deep Borewell After 110 Hours, Dies.

The boy was then rushed to the Sion hospital. However, he was declared brought dead. It is not the first time that this type of incident took place in the Maximum city. The city is currently being lashed by heavy rains. Since the arrival of monsoon, such accidents have been frequently reported from Mumbai. Man Dies After Falling into Open Drain in Mumbai.

Here Are Other Similar Incidents:

On Friday, a 12-year-old boy died after allegedly slipping into a water-filled pit dug near the construction site of the coastal road at Worli. The boy identified as Bablu Kumar Paswan drowned in the pit at around 1:20 pm. As per reports, the pit was dug by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). After the incident, the watchman was deployed at the site.

On July 10, a three-year-old boy fell into a manhole in Ambedkar Nagar area of Goregaon at around 10:24 pm. The toddler has been identified as Divyansh. The boy was strolling outside his house at night when he slipped into the open gutter. A case was registered against unknown people.

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