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5-year-old falls into hot sambar vessel, dies

  • In a tragic case of school negligence, a small boy fell into a hot sambar vessel in school and died.

5 year old falls into hot sambar vessel dies in Telangana
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The boy fell into the piping hot sambar vessel and died. The incident happened at the Government Primary School in Nalgonda district of Telangana.


“The boy, who suffered 70% burns was initially taken to a government hospital in Nalgonda and later shifted to a state-run hospital in Hyderabad where he succumbed to his injuries around midnight,” Nakrekal police station circle inspector A Vishwaprasad told PTI over phone.


Following a complaint by the grandfather of the deceased boy, a case of negligence was filed against three women cooks with Katangoor police station, the inspector said.


The district collector visited the village and announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh, a government job and a house site to the family members of the deceased boy, police official said, adding the headmaster of the school was suspended and probe is on.

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