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Delhi youth dies as kite string slices his neck


Ghaziabad: A 28-year-old Delhi youth died here today after string used for flying kite (manjha) got entangled around in his neck and sliced his throat, police said.

The incident happened on Thakurdwara flyover this evening when Mukesh Sharma, a resident of Delhi, was returning after visiting Laal Kuan area for some work, SP City Salman Taj Patil said.

As he reached at Thakurdwara flyover on his motorcycle, a kite string suddenly got entangled around his neck and a major portion of his neck got sliced, he said.

Profusely bleeding, Mukesh was immediately rushed to MMG district hospital situated under the flyover but he was declared dead, the official said, adding that his body has been kept in the mortuary and parents have been informed.

A case has been registered at GT Road main kotwali under section 304-A of IPC, against unknown person, he said.


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