Two-year-old boy drowns in overflowing drain in Ghaziabad

The spot where the baby fell and died.

Neighbourhood News Desk:  Third such incident in barely one-and-half months, a two-year-old child drowned in an overflowing drain near his house on Sunday night after he accidentally fell into it. Incident took place in Bagu Colony near NH-24 in Ghaziabad. Incident, on Monday, came to light around 8pm after Shivam, the only son of Ompal Singh, went missing and could not be traced.

The family searched for him for a couple of hours before their attention was drawn to the overflowing drain adjacent to their house. Family is from Sambhal in UP and had been staying in the locality for the past five years. Ompal said he migrated to Ghaziabad and started working as a daily wager in the city.

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