A 10-year-old boy slipped into a nullah in Nagpur city of Maharashtra on Sunday and was swept away due to the force of water, a fire brigade official said. The incident occurred around 2 pm in Gulmohar Nagar locality, he said.
"The boy, while crossing the nullah using an iron pole placed across it, lost his balance and fell into the water," fire officer Rajendra Uchke said.
"We have launched a search operation. Three teams of personnel from Kalamna, Ganjipeth and Sakkardara fire stations are involved in it and a boat is also being used," he said.