45 years old woman died while fetching water in Maharashtra’s drought-hit Latur district on Tuesday.Kevalbai Kamble had been standing in a queue to fetch water from a borewell at Atola village in Chakur tehsil for over two hours when she collapsed, a local police official said.She was rushed to the government hospital at Latur but was declared dead on admission.In the drought-hit Beed last month, 11-year-old Sachin Kengar died while he was trying to get water from a well near his village.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>In the parched district, it was one of the many deep wells in which water had mostly dried up and pooled at the bottom.
ALSO READ Drought relief: Maharashtra seeks Rs 9,200 crore, Centre grants it to the last pennyAlso last month in Beed district, 12-year-old Yogita Desai died after making five trips to a water pump near her home.She had been unwell for days with dysentery but was forced to go out in 42 degrees Celsius heat to get water from an almost dry hand-pump.


Maharashtra: 45-year-old woman dies while standing in water queue in drought-hit Latur