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Four-year-old boy killed during house demolition in Shimla

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

A four-year-old boy died after a portion of a accidentally hit his during demolition of a house in Dhalli area here Sunday, police said.

The deceased was identified as Krishan, Shimla of Police Pramod Shukla said.

Hailing from Nepal, Krishan's father and his wife work as labourers here.

They had been hired through a by one Priyavrat in Dhalli to demolish a portion of his house as that land was to be acquired for construction of a four-lane road, the DSP said.

A part of the accidentally hit Krishan's during the demolition, the DSP said, adding that the boy was immediately taken to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

A case has been registered at station against the and another labourer who was removing the

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First Published: Sun, February 10 2019. 19:00 IST