BUBANESWAR: A Class VII student died after falling from the first floor of a upper primary school at Maradoguchha under Tarabha block in Subarnapur district on Monday morning. He was identified as Sankirtan Kuanr.
Police said the incident occurred when the boy was playing on the corridor near his classroom on the first floor. “We have questioned the teachers, who were on duty. We have so far found no negligence on the part of the school authorities. The boy’s parents too have given in writing that it was an accident,” said IIC of Tarabha police sation Srikanta Tripathy. Kuanr was taken to Tarabha hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead. “The boy probably sustained internal injuries. We found no injury marks on his body. Postmortem has been done and the report is awaited,” Tripathy added.