Kurnool : A boy was crushed to death under the wheels of a bullock-cart here on Wednesday. According to information, the village is facing acute shortage of water with the advent of summer. Villagers are getting water in drums from a nearby tank. Bullock-carts are being used for transport of water.
Marla Mahidhar (3), son of Srinivasulu, boarded a bullock-cart while his father was going to fetch water from the tank. The boy, who accidentally fell from the bullock-cart, was crushed to death under its wheels. A pall of gloom descended on the village following the tragic death of the boy. Police registered a case.