New Delhi, June 21: An eight-year-old boy has died after falling into a rainwater-filled pit in a park here, the city police said on Wednesday.

The boy was identified as Khalid from Mangolpuri area, the police said.

The accident occurred around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, while Khalid was playing in a park in Avantika area of Rohini. He fell into a rainwater-filled pit in the park, the police added.

After almost half an hour, a passer-by saw the child’s body in the pit and informed the police.

The police have sent the body for autopsy and a case of negligence has been registered.