New Delhi: Four children accidentally fell into a sewer in the Capital on Friday evening, fire brigade officials said.

The tragic mishap took place in Gopalpur Gaon of Timarpur area on G T Karnal Road at around 8-30 p.m., they said, adding that rescue operations were on.

The children have been identified as Ritesh (7), Atul (9), Vikas (10) and Narendra (11).

A case of criminal negligence has been registered.

Recently a 12-year-old boy had died after he fell into a pit allegedly dug by Delhi Jal Board for laying water pipeline at Panchasheel Enclave in South Delhi.

The incident took place when victim Sonu, a resident of Chirag Dilli, went to have a bath with his friend after playing Holi. -- PTI

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