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Kite strings slit throats, kill two in Gujarat

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

Two persons were killed after their throats were slit by sharp glass-coated strings in two separate incidents in and districts today, police said.

Police said that Kalpesh Patel (33) was riding a two-wheeler in Gojhariya village in when the string slit his throat and he bled to death.

In a similar incident,38-year-old Ashwin Prajapati, who was riding a motorcycle, bled to death after his throat was slit by a string at Navapura village in Khambhat taluka of district today, police said.

The throat of Parmar (35) was slit by a kite string in Vadnagar town of district and he is currently undergoing treatment at a hospital, police informed.

Two persons riding a motorcycle in Padra town of district also sustained serious injuries due to kite strings, officials added.

In another incident, a man died at a hospital in where he was admitted today after he lost his balance while flying and fell from the roof of a four-storey building in Maninagar locality, police said.

A 40-year-old man in Rakjot was killed after being run over by a train while walking along the tracks looking up for kites, an of station said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, January 14 2018. 20:10 IST
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