Faridkot: An eight-year-old boy drowned in an abandoned water tank of sanitation department in a village in Faridkot.
Satvir Singh alias Happy, who was the only child of his parents, drowned after he jumped into the abandoned tank at Devi Walage village, apparently for swimming, yesterday.
Only a week back the district authorities had ordered to identify all borewells and tanks lying abandoned.
The administration had ordered a probe into the incident.
Story first published:
July 14, 2012 14:46 IST