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Elderly woman falls into well, dies

Narasinghpur: A 75-year-old woman died after she fell into a well while fetching water at Hatia Palli village under Narasinghpur police limits in Cuttack district on Saturday.The deceased was identified as Koushalya Naik.Some locals spotted the body of the woman floating in the well on Saturday morning. Later, they alerted the matter to the fire fighters who rushed to the spot and fished out her body from the well.According to sources, Koushalya was fetching water from the well when she lost balance and fell into the well. She was suffering from Kidney ailment, a neighbor said.Police visited the spot and registered a case of unnatural death in this regard. 

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