In a very unfortunate incident, a 6-year-old boy died after a kite Manja string slit the boy’s neck on the Old Gandhi Nagar bridge in Belagavi.
The 6-year-old boy was sitting in front of the bike along with his father after buying clothes in the Belagavi market for the Diwali festival he was headed back to his village in Hukkeri when the unfortunate incident occurred on Sunday evening.
The child died as a result of severe injuries.
The deceased has been identified as Vardhan Eranna Bally.
In the morning as well at the same spot one person was injured when a similar Manja thread slit his neck but he managed to stop and he got timely treatment.