Two children were killed when a 72-inch water pipeline burst in Bandra, Mumbai on Friday morning.

Gas pipeline leak causes fire in Mumbai colony

The pipeline, which is one of Mumbai's main water supply source, burst all of a sudden and gushed into a nearby slum. It washed away a hut in the Behrampada area along with two children -- an eight months old boy and a nine-year-old girl.

According to the Hindustan Times, disaster control officials said that the infant, who has been identified as Vignesh Doiphode, was rushed to Bhabha Hospital, where he was declared brought dead. His sister Priyanka was declared brought dead at VN Desai Hospital.

Mumbai water pipeline burst on July 7,2017
Mumbai water pipeline burst on July 7,2017YouTube screengrab