Baby born after 11 years of waiting dies falling into water puddle
Kumarakom (Kottayam): A baby who was born after 11 years of waiting happened to die falling into a water puddle in paddy fields. The baby was identified as Pratheeksha, daughter of Ithithara native Prabhash and Savitha residing at Edavattom here. The couple had the baby 11 years after their marriage.
The incident took place on Monday evening. Prabhash, a fisherman, and Savitha, a farm worker, were covering their boat at the backyard of the house on seeing rainclouds. Meanwhile, the baby went missing from the house.
Though the parents searched in their neighbourhood, the baby was nowhere to be seen. Later, she was spotted in a water puddle in the paddy fields near the house by 5.30 in the evening. The baby was rushed to Kumarakom Community Health Centre, but her life could not be saved.