In a tragic incident, an 11-year-old student died under suspicious circumstances in her school in Gurugram on Monday.
The incident took place at the private school in sector 64 around 8.40 am when the girl, a class four student, fell unconscious while walking towards her classroom, the police revealed.
As she fell unconscious, the school staff took her to a nearby hospital where doctors declared her brought dead.
The child’s body has been sent for post-mortem.
News agency PTI quoted an anonymous school staff member said the girl appeared to be normal and took part in the morning prayer, but fell unconscious while going to her classroom.
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The girl resides with her family at a high-rise society in sector 65, it was reported.
Meanwhile, Station House Officer of sector 65 police station Deepak Kumar said the cause behind the student’s death has not been ascertained yet.
“We don’t have any medical records of the student and are waiting for the post-mortem report,” he said.
Few weeks ago, a 17-year-old girl died at a private residential school in Tamil Nadu’s Chinnasalem, triggering widespread protests, which also prompted the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) taking cognizance of the case.
(With PTI inputs)