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Mumbai: 5-year-old dies after falling in pit

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Mohammed Ali Sayyed, 5,  fell into a pothole and died on the spot, at Kurla (East). He lived at Hanuman Nagar, near Mother Dairy area. A pit was dug near his house for constructing a toilet. Mohammed fell into this pit while playing. He was rushed to Rajawadi Hospital, but was declared dead.

There were severe injuries to his head. Police are investigating this matter further. As per civic rules, any pit or road dug has to carry notice boards cautioning danger and the area has to be barricade. Mohammed’s family and neighbours have alleged there were none.