Ujjain : A woman and her 12- yearold daughter died after they fell into an open well near their house at village Bandra near Ghattiya tehsil, here on Friday evening.

Anita Bai ( 35) had gone to collect Soyabean grains in village farms along with her daughter. Anita fell into the well while she had gone to fetch water and her daughter also jumped into well in an attempt to save her. A local woman, who was also in the vicinity, heard the shrieks of the drowning girl and informed villagers who rushed to the spot till then the girl had died. The police rushed to the village and removed the bodies with the help of local villagers. ASI LS Parmar of Ghattiya told told Free Press over telephone that the bodies were sent to Civil Hospital for post- mortem. A case under section 174 has been registered by the police and investigation has begun.

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