Minor dies in Delhi after gate falls on him

New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) A three-year-old boy died Monday while his friend was critically injured when an iron gate fell on them in a colony here, police said.

Deepak and Pawan were playing below a heavy iron gate, fixed a few days ago, outside DDA flats in Timarpur area in north Delhi when it fell on them Monday afternoon. They two received severe injuries.

A passersby saw them trapped under the gate and informed police, said police.

The two were taken to a nearby hospital where doctors declared Deepak dead while Pawan was admitted for treatment and is recuperating.

Police said that a case of negligence has been registered.

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