Four-year-old girl in Nashik swallows ten rupee coin, dies

Updated: 13 February, 2018 11:26 IST | PTI | Nashik (Maha)

A four-year-old girl died after accidentally swallowing a ten rupee coin in Chandgiri locality in the city on Monday morning, police said

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A four-year-old girl died after accidentally swallowing a ten rupee coin in Chandgiri locality in the city on Monday morning, police said. Shalini Handge (4), the girl, demanded something to eat; her mother gave her a ten ruppe coin and asked her to buy something from a nearby shop, said P R Dhokane, in-charge, Nashik Road police station.

The girl, while playing with the coin, swallowed it accidentally, he said. Her parents first rushed her to a local hospital and then to a super-speciality hospital, but she died during treatment, the officer said. Police have registered a case of accidental death.

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