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Boy drowns in canal

A Class 12 student motorcycle-borne youth drowned in the Agra canal, near Faridabad, on Sunday.

india Updated: Oct 04, 2011 01:14 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

A Class 12 student motorcycle-borne youth drowned in the Agra canal, near Faridabad, on Sunday.

His body was later fished out from near Palwal. Deceased Niraj was residing with his uncle in the old Faridabad area.

The incident took place when Niraj, riding his friend's motorcycle, was crossing a small bridge on the Agra canal near Mawai village. He along with the bike fell into the canal.

Following this, locals summoned the police and started search operations.

The body was later fished out miles away in Palwal area and later brought back to Faridabad. "The body will be handed over to the family after a post-mortem", said Satvir Singh, SHO, Bhupani.

First Published: Oct 04, 2011 01:12 IST