Teenage girl dies after falling from school's roof in Kolkata

Jan 03, 2019, 10:30 IST | PTI

Officials of the Hindi-medium higher secondary school for girls refused to comment on the incident, but maintained that it adheres to all safety aspects of students in the institution

Teenage girl dies after falling from school's roof in Kolkata
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A 17-year-old girl died after falling from the roof of a three-storey school building in the northern part of the city, police said. The girl, a Class 11 student of Arya Kanya Mahavidyalaya in Bidhan Sarani, suffered serious injuries after she fell from the roof around 3 pm on Wednesday, they said.

She later died at the state-run Medical College around 9 pm, an officer of Amherst street police station said. Police have lodged a case of unnatural death, and are talking to the school authorities and the girl's guardians for further investigation, the officer said.

Officials of the Hindi-medium higher secondary school for girls refused to comment on the incident, but maintained that it adheres to all safety aspects of students in the institution.

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