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16-year-old Mumbai girl tries to reach towel on clothesline, falls from 27th floor, dies

The girl was first taken to Jupiter hospital as she suffered injuries on her head. She was declared dead.

mumbai Updated: Aug 03, 2017 09:42 IST
Arvind Walmiki
According to the police, the watchman was going to the electric room to turn on the lights of the society on Tuesday when he heard the sound of something falling from the building.
According to the police, the watchman was going to the electric room to turn on the lights of the society on Tuesday when he heard the sound of something falling from the building.(HT)

A 16-year-old girl died after falling from the 27th floor of a building in Thane on Tuesday .

Jyoti Nandlal Sharma was an HSC student and lived at Mayflower building in Hiranandani Meadows in Vartak Nagar.

According to the police, the watchman was going to the electric room to turn on the lights of the society on Tuesday when he heard the sound of something falling from the building. " On checking, he found the girl’s body and alerted the police first and then the girl’s family," said an officer from Chithalsar Manpada police station.

Police suspect that the girl may have fallen off the balcony while trying to reach a towel put out to be dried.

The girl was first taken to Jupiter hospital as she suffered injuries on her head. She was declared dead. "After Jupiter hospital, her body was sent to Thane civil hospital for post-mortem. We are yet to confirm if it is a suicide. We have registered an accidental death report and investigations are on" added the officer.

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