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Ravana burning leads to girl's death

A seven-year-old girl died of critical injuries after a burning log from a Ravana effigy in flames fell on her at Ramlila Maidan in New Delhi, police said on Thursday.

delhi Updated: Oct 07, 2011 07:18 IST
IANS

A seven-year-old girl died of critical injuries after a burning log from a Ravana effigy in flames fell on her at Ramlila Maidan here, police said on Thursday.

The log fell on Bhavya Gupta as she along with her parents was watching the Dussehra celebrations at the ground, police said.

"We received a call at around 7.15 p.m. A few people got injured but the girl was critically injured," a fire brigade official told IANS.

She was rushed to Lok Nayak Hospital. The other injured people were discharged afer first aid, the official said.

Bhavya was a Class 1 student of GH Public School in Paharganj.

First Published: Oct 07, 2011 07:13 IST