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12-yr-old boy dies as railing of a house collapses in Delhi

A senior officer from the Delhi fire service said they received a call about the incident at 11:38 am.


PTI Last Updated at 29 Jul 2018, 22:07 IST India

A 12-year-old boy died and his 10-year-old sister sustained injuries after a railing of their house collapsed in southwest Delhi's Dabdri extension today, police said.

A railing of their house collapsed when the two kids were playing on the roof of the building, said Devendra Arya, deputy commissioner of police (southwest).

The duo were taken to a hospital where the boy succumbed to injuries, he said.

A senior officer from the Delhi fire service said they received a call about the incident at 11:38 am. Two fire tenders and rescue vehicle was immediately rushed to the spot. By then, the kids were rushed to a hospital.

The house is owned by a person named Lila Ram, who had rented it to Rohit's father, Amar, eight years ago, he said.

Further details are awaited.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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