Six-year old boy drowns in Delhi school

New Delhi: In a tragic incident, a six-year old boy from Ryan International School in South Delhi drowned in a water reservoir on school premises on Saturday.

Divyansh Kakrora, a student of class 1, was attending a poetry competition in the 7th period when he went missing.

When the boy didn’t turn up after more than half-hour, the school authorities panicked and started looking for him.

The school officials found his body floating on water tank under the amphitheater in the school’s playground, following which he was rushed to the nearby Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, where he was declared brought dead.

According to reports, the body has been shifted to AIIMS for post mortem and the police have registered a case against the unknown persons for causing death by negligence.

Meanwhile, the Delhi government has ordered a magisterial probe into the incident.

Divyansh is survived by his father and mother, who work as paramedics at AIIMS, and a three-year old sister.

News24 Bureau