Malda: A four year old child was killed and 3 more injured due to the ongoing floods in Malda on Friday.
The incident took place in the wee hours of Friday at Jotpatti area under the Manikchowk police station in Malda. The injured have been admitted to the Manikchown hospital. The name of the deceased child is Om Mandal.
As per sources, more amount of water from the river Ganges entered the village which has been submerged under water since few days. Water logging was reported around Prasanna Mandal’s house since many days. Suddenly the walls of his house collapsed resulting in the death of Om. The police has sent the body for post mortem to the Malda Medical College.
Post this incident, the BDO of Manickchowk block expressed grief over the death of the four year old. He said that the incident is very saddening. The authorities would help the family in every way possible.