Toddler falls into pit filled with water near house, dies


Cheruvanchery: A toddler drowned after falling in a pit filled with water near her residence at Cheruvanchery in Kannur.

The accident happened when two-year-old Avanika was playing in the courtyard of her house on Saturday afternoon.

Avanika is the only daughter of Mondayode colony native Manoharan and Sindhu.

The pit was dug for storing water for agricultural purposes and constructional works of their new house. Police informed that the child, who was playing in the yard, might have accidentally fallen into the pit.

Though she was rushed to the hospital immediately, her life could not be saved.

Add Comment
Related Topics

Get daily updates from

Disclaimer: Kindly avoid objectionable, derogatory, unlawful and lewd comments, while responding to reports. Such comments are punishable under cyber laws. Please keep away from personal attacks. The opinions expressed here are the personal opinions of readers and not that of Mathrubhumi.