A two-year-old boy drowned in a drain here at Vettaikaraniruppu near Vedaranyam on Wednesday. Eashwarapandian, son of Kannan, a farm labourer from Thamaraipulam, was found missing from his house in the early hours of the day.

The boy’s body was later found floating in Eeravaaikal, the drainage channel in the vicinity.

— Staff Reporter

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