Lahore : A three year old boy died after falling into an open manhole in Nishat Colony area of Lahore .

According to sources, three year old Azan was going with his mother and due to darkness fell into an open manhole . The residents of the area started rescue work immediately on self-help basis and also informed Rescue 1122.

Rescue 1122 reached at the spot and after hectic effort of four hours recovered the child from the manhole . Then the child was rushed to the hospital in critical condition where he died.

Areas where are open manholes are posing a threat to lives of the residents, the concerned authorities should have taken steps towards this issue.