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Media professional injured by kite string dies in Pune

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

A 45-year-old media professional, who was injured after sustaining a severe cut on her neck due to (string)on Wednesday, succumbed to her injuries today, police said.

According to police, Suvarna Mujumdar, who worked in the marketing department of a Marathi daily, was returning home from work when she was grievously injured by the nylon string near Shaniwarwada.

"We have registered a case under 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the IPC against unidentified persons," said a

Following the incident, police have started a drive against the sale of nylon string as it was banned by the in 2007.

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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 21:55 IST