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Odisha: Class 10 student dies after fainting during a drill, inquiry launched

A Class 10 student of Kamagarh High School at Kamagarh in Aska block of Odisha’s Ganjam district died after he fainted during a drill session on Saturday, police said.

india Updated: Dec 04, 2016 01:12 IST
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A Class 10 student in Odisha’s Ganjam district died after he fainted during a drill session.(Shutterstock/Representative image)

A Class 10 student of Kamagarh High School at Kamagarh in Aska block of Odisha’s Ganjam district died after he fainted during a drill session on Saturday, police said.

Sagar Nahak (15) was performing a drill along with his classmates in the school premises this morning when he fainted, school headmaster Bala Krushna Lenka said.

He was taken to a nearby hospital at Balisira and then referred to community health centre at Aska where doctors pronounced him dead, he said.

The headmaster said the boy had no external injury mark on his body. The exact cause of the death would be known only after getting post-mortem report, he said.

The autopsy was conducted at Aska hospital.

With the direction of the district education officer Sanatan Panda, assistant DEO Binita Senapati visited the school to inquire into the incident.

“We have registered an unnatural death case in this regard and started an inquiry into the incident,” inspector in-charge, Aska police station Baleswar Gidhi said.