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Ludhiana: 7-year-old drowns in PAU canal

Inspector Brij Mohan, SHO, PAU police station, said the family hails from Uttar Pradesh

By: Express News Service | Ludhiana |
May 15, 2017 6:37:24 am
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A seven-year-old boy drowned in a distributory canal of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) at Ludhiana Sunday. The deceased was identified as Sumit Kumar, a student of LKG at a government school. His father Krishna Kumar works as a gardener in a private nursery. Sumit, along with his elder brother Amit, had gone to take a dip in Sidhwan canal whose distributory passes through fields of PAU. Amit, nine, tried to save him but was unsuccessful. He told police that while they were swimming in the canal at PAU, Sumit lost his balance and slipped.

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