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Coimbatore

Teenager drowns while attempting to retrieve football

Covai Post Network

A teenaged boy today drowned in a check dam while attempting to retrieve a foot ball, he was playing near Putturvayal near Gudalur in Nilgiris District.

According to police, a group of youth were playing football and the ball went to the checkdam and some of the boys jumped to take the ball.

However, the 17-year old, Mohammed Fahid, who does not know swimming, caught in the slush and could not not come out, they said.

The colleagues raised alarm and some persons nearby managed to pull out Fahid, who by then met with watery grave, police said.

Further investigations are on.

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