Woman dies after fall during mock drill

A 24-year-old woman factory worker fell to her death from the third floor of the unit during a mock fire drill.

Last Updated: Feb 24, 2012, 19:31 PM IST

Bangalore: A 24-year-old woman factory
worker fell to her death from the third floor of the unit
during a mock fire department drill at Yeshwantpur here on Friday,
police said.

The woman fell after the rope by which she was coming
down snapped, they said, adding she sustained severe head
injuries and died while being taken to a private hospital.

The drill was being conducted by the Fire Department in
association with the factory to test the preparedness of
factory workers and fire officials during a fire, police said.

PTI