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17-year-old Adivasi girl dies after head injury

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Family cries foul, allege she died due to doctors’ negligence

Athram Lavanya, a first year Intermediate Adivasi student from Utnoor mandal headquarters in Adilabad district, died at the RIMS hospital on Wednesday.

She reportedly died due to a head injury after falling down the staircase in her college in Utnoor the previous day. Relatives of the 17-year-old alleged that Ms. Lavanya died due to the negligence of the doctors, and staged a protest in the hospital premises for a couple of hours.

Collector D. Divya spoke to them and assured all help, following which the relatives and family members ended their protest.

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Printable version | Jan 18, 2020 11:20:25 PM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/telangana/17-year-old-adivasi-girl-student-dies-after-head-injury-in-college-in-utnoor-telangana/article30275443.ece

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