Karachi teenager dies after falling from school stairsAbdul Gh Lone 15 September 2020 0 COMMENTS
A 15-year-old girl died after she fell from the stairs of her school in Karachi’s Federal B Area Tuesday morning, according to the police.
The teenager was a grade nine student at the Happy Palace School, Campus 3.
The station house officer at the Gulberg police station confirmed the incident. The police team has reached the site and has begun an investigation into the case, he said.
An inquiry committee has been formed to investigate of the incident.
The school management said that the teenager’s foot twisted while she was climbing the stairs because of which she fell.
The body has been shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. A post-mortem examination will only be conducted after the parents’ permission.
Schools, colleges and universities across Pakistan reopened today after six months. The schools were closed late February because of a surge in the coronavirus cases in the country.
This is a developing story. It will be updated as details come in.