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Child artist killed during TV show shoot in AP

Updated: Oct 26, 2012, 13:42 PM IST

Zeenews Bureau

Hyderabad: Another example of negligence during shootings of TV shows came to light when a child artist died on the sets of a TV show.

Reports confirm that a five-year-old boy was crushed to death during the shooting of a television serial in Andhra Pradesh. A girl child too is reported to have suffered serious injuries. Both children were acting in the same show.

As per the producer of the show, the incident took place when a female actor driving a car, accidentally ran over the children.

The police are investigating whether she had a valid driver`s licence. A case will be registered against the actor under Section 304A of the Indian Penal Code for allegedly causing death due to negligence, a senior police official has said.

The accident took place in the Medak district of the state. The girl who was injured has been moved to a private hospital in Chandanagar.