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Fatal stunt: 8-yr-old boy dies in Mumbai after jumping into well

ANI
Published : Nov 7, 2017, 8:05 am IST
Updated : Nov 7, 2017, 8:05 am IST

The minor was on his way to the school when he dared his friends to jump into a deep well located on the roadside.

Sumit Kumar Raju Sharma, the victim didn't know how to swim and therefore drowned to death. (Photo: File/Representational)
 Sumit Kumar Raju Sharma, the victim didn't know how to swim and therefore drowned to death. (Photo: File/Representational)

Panvel (Maharashtra): An 8-year-old Maharashtra boy died while allegedly attempting to perform a stunt in front of his friends in Panvel's Padghe village on Monday afternoon.

Sumit Kumar Raju Sharma, a class 4th student, was on his way to the school when he dared his friends to jump into a deep well located on the roadside.

While his friends refused to accept the challenge, Sharma jumped into the well calling his companions cowards. He didn't know how to swim and drowned to death.

Tags: minor dead, accidental death, drowned to death, minor jumps in well
Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)