Andhra Pradesh

Class 10 student jumps from school building, dies in A.P ’s Krishna district

Police said the 15-year-old was reportedly suffering from a chronic health problem

A 10th class student reportedly jumped from the first floor of his school building in Tiruvur town in Krishna district on Monday.

The 15-year-old suffered serious injuries and was rushed to a private hospital where he succumbed to the injuries. The student, a native of Gampalagudem mandal in the district, was studying in a private residential school in the town.

Nuzvid Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) B. Srinivasulu said the student was reportedly suffering from some chronic health problem. “Manikanta’s younger brother is also studying in the same school and was taking care of him,” the DSP said.

A case under Section 174 Cr.P.C. (death occurred under suspicious circumstances) has been registered, the Tiruvuru police said. The body was sent to the Government Hospital for post-mortem.

Persons who are in distress may dial 1091, or 'Dial 100' for help.

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