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UP: 5-year-old girl dies after falling off roof while bursting crackers


A five-year-old girl died after she fell off the roof of her house while bursting firecrackers in this western Uttar Pradesh district, police said Thursday.

The girl, a resident of Bhokaheri village under Bhopa police station, fell off the roof Wednesday evening while bursting crackers on Diwali.

She was rushed to a hospital where doctors declared her dead on arrival, the police said.

(With inputs from agencies.)

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