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Indian child dies in Qatar after falling into manhole

In a tragic incident, a 6-year-old Indian boy died after falling into an uncovered manhole in Qatar’s Wukair area.

The victim identified as Izan Ahmed Basheer was a Grade 1 student of Ideal Indian School, Doha.

Izan had reportedly gone along with his family members to a restaurant near Wukair Grand Hypermarket around 8.30 pm on Saturday. However, he went missing while they were returning.

His relatives soon launched a search and also lodged complaint with the police.

The police and civil defence conducted a search and recovered the body from the manhole in front of the restaurant on Sunday morning.

Izan’s family hails from Koduvally in Kerala’s Kozhikode district.

Published on 26 June 2017