Man drowns in water-filled pit in UP

Ballia (UP), Feb 12 (PTI) A 50-year-old man on Friday drowned in a pit in Dihiva village at Nagra area here, police said.

The incident took place when Ramashray Rajbhar was crossing the water-filled pit. He fell into it and drowned, said SHO, Nagra, Vivek Pandey.

Later, his body was fished out with the help of villagers and sent for post-mortem, police added.

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