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Woman dies in freak mishap at Metro station in Hyderabad

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A 24-year-old woman died after a sharp-edged piece of plaster from a wall fell on her at Ameerpet metro station here on Sunday, officials said. "In a freak accident that happened at Ameerpet metro station, some small plaster piece fell off from a surface wall of the station.

The sharp edge of the piece fell on the woman's head from a height of 9 meters and she unfortunately succumbed to the injury while being taken to a nearby hospital," Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) Managing Director N V S Reddy said.

The woman was apparently standing under the station when the incident occurred, an eye-witness said.

The victim is a house wife and resident of KPHB here, the officials said.

Investigation is on.

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First Published: Sun, September 22 2019. 20:05 IST
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