Toddler dies after consuming kerosene in Kollam 


Kollam: A one-and-half year old child died after consuming kerosene in Chavara here on Monday. The deceased is idenitified as Aarush, son of Kottakam natives Unnikrishna Pillai and Reshma.

The tragic incident happened at a relative’s house on Sunday evening.

The primary investigation revealed that the child might have drank kerosene from a bottle kept in the room while the elders were talking, informed the Chavara police. Though the child was immediately taken to hospital, he could not be saved. Aarush has a sister Aiswarya.

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