Daijiworld Media Network – Puttur (MS)
Puttur, Jun 20: In a tragic incident that occurred at Kemar of Bajathur village in the taluk here on Sunday June 20, a two-and-a-half-year-old girl died after accidentally consuming rat poison.
The deceased has been identified as Shreya, daughter of Saiju, ex-serviceman, and Deepti. They are residents of Kemar.
The parents of the deceased child were cleaning their dog's kennel, and cleared all things that had been kept on top. There was an old tube of rat poison too. As the parents were busy cleaning, the child without their knowledge consumed the rat poison thinking it was some eatable.
The child started vomiting around afternoon and was taken to Uppinangady hospital, and later shifted to a private hospital in Puttur. As the condition of the child deteriorated she was shifted to a private hospital in Mangaluru for advanced treatment. However, by then the child had breathed her last.
Deceased Shreya is survived by her parents and brother Sion.