AMBUR : A seven-year-old boy drowned in a pond while playing at Chinnavadigam village near Ambur on Monday.

Police said that Naveenkumar (7), a third standard student, was playing near a pond on Monday evening as his school was closed for Ramzan. He all of a sudden slipped and fell into the pond and drowned. The local people recovered his body. The dead body of Naveenkumar was sent to the Government Hospital at Ambur for post-mortem. Umarabath police had registered a case.

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