Jaipur: 8 children died into two separate incidents where five children suffocated to death after jumping into a storage container and three others died while one got injured when a heap of soil caved in on them while they were playing in Jhunjhunu district Saturday evening.
In the first incident the children jumped into the container one after another while playing. The container got closed accidentally, trapping the kids inside.
Sevaram (4), Ravina (7), Radha (5), Poonam (8) and Mali were rushed to a government hospital where doctors declared them brought dead.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has condoled the deaths of the children.