STAFF REPORTER Mumbai
A 10 year- old boy was crushed to death after a building gate fell on him in Malwani, Malad ( West) on Sunday evening, police said. The victim, Himesh Jayesh Panikar was swinging on the gate at a Government p
layground, opposite old post office at gate number 5 in Malwani when the welding of the gate broke making the gate fall on the victim.
The police claim that during the time of the incident, Panikar was alone swinging on the gate and other children were playing nearby. ” The incident took place at around 4.30 pm. When other children noticed the accident; they immediately asked for help and pulled out the gate from his body. They then immediately rushed the victim to Mangal Murti Hospital. He had sustained grievous hand, back and nose injuries.
His serious internal head injuries could be the main cause of the death. After that he was shifted to Bhagwati Hospital and was declared death,” said Assistant Police Inspector Sanjay Pawar.
A case of accidental death has been registered with the Malwani Police.