6-Year-Old Girl Drowns In Drain After Heavy Rain: UP Police

Heavy rains caused extensive waterlogging and traffic jams on key roads in the city.

6-Year-Old Girl Drowns In Drain After Heavy Rain: UP Police

An eyewitness said, minor's foot slipped and she fell into the 11-feet deep nullah. (Representational)

Agra:

A six-year-old girl drowned in a nullah which has been overflowing since Tuesday afternoon due to heavy rains in Agra, according to police.

Shabnam was swept away by the flow of water and was traced after an hour, senior police official Udayveer Singh Malik said.

She was rushed to a nearby hospital, where she was declared dead by doctors.

The incident took place when the girl was playing outside her house in Gobar Choki locality in the city around 1 pm, Malik said.

According to an eyewitness, the minor's foot slipped and she fell into the 11-feet deep nullah.

Additional City Magistrate Vinod Kumar told reporters that nullah had been overflowing due to heavy rains and the polluted water flooded the streets.

Heavy rains caused extensive waterlogging and traffic jams on key roads in the city.