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Three-year-old dies after falling in cesspit

By Petra - Jan 17,2013 - Last updated at Jan 17,2013

AMMAN — A three-year old child died on Thursday after he fell in a cesspit in the Mubes area of the Balqa Governorate, 35km northwest of Amman.

Civil Defence Department (CDD) teams pulled out the child from the cesspit and sent him to Prince Hussein Hospital, but he was pronounced dead on arrival.

CDD Spokesperson Col. Farid Sharaa stressed the importance of observing safety precautions to avoid such incidents.

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