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9-year-old girl dies after iron gate of UP CM's office falls on her; Government grants compensation of 1.5 lakh to family

A 9-year-old Girl, Kiran Was Playing When An Iron Gate Fell On Her. The Building Houses The Chief Minister’s Office Where Cabinet And Other Meetings Are Held.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Rahul Mishra | Updated on: 21 Jun 2017, 06:24:44 PM
9-year-old girl died after iron gate of UP CM's office fell

New Delhi:

In a tragic incident in Lucknow, a girl aged 9 years, was killed on Wednesday when an iron gate crashed on her in an under construction part of the ‘Lok Bhawan’ building which houses the chief minister’s office, the police said.

Kiran was playing when the gate fell on her, they said. The girl was rushed to a hospital where she died while undergoing treatment. The UP government has approved compensation of Rs 1.5 lakh to the girl's family members. 

Construction work in the Lok Bhawan building started under the previous Samajwadi party regime, according to officials.

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The building houses the chief minister’s office where cabinet and other meetings are held. A portion of this building is under construction, officials said.

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With PTI inputs

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First Published : 21 Jun 2017, 05:59:00 PM