Student Dies After Being Pushed During Disaster Drill In Tamil Nadu

Student Dies After Being  Pushed During Disaster Drill In Tamil Nadu

Student Dies After Being  Pushed During Disaster Drill In Tamil Nadu

New Delhi: On Thursday, a 19-year-old student died during a disaster preparedness drill at a college in Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. Lokeswari was a second year student of BBA course at Kalai Magal Arts and Science College.

The college students were being shown how to escape if disaster strikes, at about 4 pm yesterday. In the video of the training session showed Lokeswari perched on the ledge off the second floor balcony, where the trainer Arumugan, standing next to her was telling her to jump down.

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The eyewitnesses alleged that Lokeswari was reluctant and did not want to jump. Lokeswari was pushed by the trainer and she tumbled down hitting her head on the ledge of the floor below.

People were waiting to catch Lokeswari but unfortunately, she crashed to the ground after hitting the ledge. She was rushed to a private hospital nearby, which reportedly refused to treat her and referred her to a government hospital where she died.

The family of the CM has been informed and the body is sent for postmortem, by the Police.

The trainer, Arumugan has been taken into custody by the police and a case for causing death due to negligence has been filed against him.

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