Jajpur, Jan 27: In a tragic incident, a four-year-old boy died after falling into an abandoned sewerage tank in the Jajpur road locality of Jajpur district on Thursday.
The deceased has been identified as the son of Kalandi Barik, a resident of Bachipur village under Korai police limits.
According to sources, the kid had come to his uncle’s house in Khandahata village under Jajpur road police limits and was playing outside the house when he fell into the abandoned sewerage tank.
Later the family members started searching for him and after some time, they found the kid floating in the tank. They rescued him and rushed him to Jajpur road hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.
Being informed, police arrived at the spot and recovered the body. Subsequently, it was sent for post-mortem.
Further investigation in this regard is underway to ascertain other details, said a police official.