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Boy dies as tumbling LPG cylinder lands on his head

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

In a freak incident, a seven-year-old boy died after an LPG cylinder being carried by a delivery man slipped and fell on his head in area, police said.

The incident occurred at Dhorwada in when Mahakrishna Nadar (25) was climbing stairs to deliver the cylinder, police said.

According to Police, the cylinder slipped from Nadar's shoulders and landed on the head of Mohammad Bilal Sheikh who was sleeping in that lane.

Sheikh was rushed to civic-run hospital, where he was declared dead before admission, an official said.

Nadar has been booked under section 304-A (causing death by negligence) of IPC, and arrested him subsequently, the official said.

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 23:07 IST