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Student attempts suicide by jumping off school building in Tirupati; succumbs to injuries

A student of class 10 who jumped from the fifth floor of his school in Tirupati and suffered multiple fractures and serious injuries.

Published: 25th January 2017 06:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th January 2017 06:05 PM   |  A+A-

By Express News Service

TIRUPATI: A student of class 10 who jumped from the fifth floor of his school in Tirupati and suffered multiple fractures and serious injuries on Wednesday morning, succumbed while undergoing treatment at Sri Venkateshwara Institute of Medical Sciences (SVIMS) hospital later in the evening.

The deceased, Manoj, whose father Chandramohan works in the security wing of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD), was studying SSC in Narayana School near Srivari Sannidhi hotel at Kapilatheertham.

Manoj left for school at 8.20 am on Wednesday morning. After attending the assembly prayer at 8.30 am before the classes commenced, Manoj vanished from the student's group and was later found dead in a pool of blood.

He reportedly jumped off the fifth floor of the school building and fell unconscious after suffering multiple fractures on his head, arms and legs, besides fractured ribs.

The school staff along with the locals rushed Manoj to SVIMS hospital with bleeding injuries. He was kept in the intensive care unit and the doctors kept him under 24 hour observation. However, he was declared dead in the evening. 

The Alipiri police have registered a case and are investigating all aspects of the incident.



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