Boy killed by puck at French league ice hockey match

Nov 03, 2014, 08:32 IST | Agencies

Lille (France): An eight-year-old boy died yesterday as a result of injuries received when he was struck by a puck while watching the second tier French championship ice hockey match between Dunkirk and Reims.

"It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of little Hugo this morning....RIP little angel," the Dunkirk team said in a statement.

The youngster, who was initially attended to at the scene by a fireman and a surgeon was taken to hospital firstly to Dunkirk and then to Lille.

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