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Sixth-grader falls off rooftop to death

Published : 28 Jan 2023 01:47 AM | Updated : 28 Jan 2023 08:55 PM

A sixth-grader died after falling off the rooftop of the five-storey building while playing cricket in the Lalbagh area of the capital on Thursday afternoon, police said.

The 12-year-old Tusar Ahmed Kayes was the lone offspring of private jobholder Md Delwar Hossain and housewife Happy Akter.

Md Bachhu Mia, inspector of police outpost at Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH), said quoting one Md Liton, who brought the victim at hospital, Tusar fell off the ground while jumping into another roof from their rooftop to bring back the cricket ball in the afternoon in Boro Bhat Masjid area, leaving him critically injured.

He was rushed to the DMCH where physicians declared him dead around 5pm, he said, adding that the body has been kept at the hospital morgue for autopsy.

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