Infant slips from brother’s arms into boiling water, dies

, 3:27 PM IST

A 6-month-old boy was killed after he allegedly slipped from the arms of his four-year-old brother into a tub of boiling water at Nehtaur area here, police said today.

Chhotu fell into the boiling water after he was slipped from his elder brother’s arms yesterday evening, they said.

He was rushed to the hospital in serious condition, where he died during treatment, police said, adding the elder brother also sustained burn injuries.