Girl dies in freak mishap

Friday, Jul 17, 2015,21:46 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kannur | A nine-year-old girl of Kottachery, near Munderi,  was killed when her churidhar caught her neck when she was playing with her brother this morning.
According to Chakkrakkal police, the deceased was identified as P C Gopika (9), daughter of P P Santhosh,an auto driver of Kottachery, who was Class IV student of Best Nursery School, Eachur.
The mishap occurred when she and brother Gokul (5) were playing on the first floor. They made a swing out of the churidhar and were playing, when the cloth caught her neck and she got suffocated.
Her mother P C Sindhu, hearing Gokul’s screams, rushed to upstairs where they were playing and alerted the local residents who rushed her to near by private hospital where doctors declared her brought dead. The body and the post-mortem held at District hospital.