An 11-month-old infant drowned in a bucket in Barbhanjyang of Tanahun on Saturday.
Police said Prashant Khawas, the son of Dipak of Nagnageni, Barbhanjyang-1, died while he fell into a bucket full of water.
The boy was sleeping with his mother on a bed, and he had accidentally fell off the bed while the mother was deep asleep.
The baby was injured in the incident and rushed to the Dumre-based Laxmi Hospital, where he breathed last during treatment.
Police said the body has been brought to the Damauli Hospital for postmortem.