IN TWO separate incidents, two children died in the State capital on Wednesday. In the first incident, a two-year-old child fell into a well and died. Police said Raju, the son of Ayaz Khan, resident of Sanjay Nagar was playing outside the house when he slipped into the well. The child drowned. The body was later retrieved.
In another incident, a child died when hit by a sowing machine on the fields in Sukhi Sewania. Police said Dharmendra, 10, son of Lokman, resident of Kalyanpura village was standing near the hedge when the sowing machine accidentally hit him. He got injured and later succumbed to death.
Besides, the body of an unidentified man was found in Talaiya on Wednesday evening. According to police, the deceased was around 25 years of age. The passers-by spotted the body after which police took it out and sent the body for post-mortem. It is surmised that he committed suicide. The police are making efforts to identify him.