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Maharashtra rains: Girl falls into nullah, dies in Yavatmal

Press Trust of India  |  Yavatmal 

A four-year-old girl today died after she fell into a during heavy rains in Maharashtra's district, a said.

said that Akansha was playing on the road near a nullah, in Chikli Kanoba village of Ner tehsil, when she fell into it.

The incident happened at around 1:30pm and the villagers, who found girl in the some distance ahead, rushed her to the local hospital were doctors declared her dead on arrival, he said.

This is the fifth monsoon-related death in the district since the rains began this year, an said.

Earlier, two persons in Pusad and one each in Wani and Kelapur tehsils were washed away by floods.

The district has recorded 357.14 mm of water since June 1, officials said today.

They said that Nilona Dam, the man source of drinking water for the city, was overflowing while another, Chapdoh Dam, was about 40 per cent full.

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First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 23:25 IST