Girl jumps to death after father dies

A 20-year-old girl today jumped to death from the sixth floor of AMRI Hospital in Salt Lake area after hearing news of her father`s demise, who was undergoing treatment for cancer in same hospital.

Updated: Mar 08, 2013, 00:40 AM IST

Kolkata: A 20-year-old girl today jumped to death from the sixth floor of AMRI Hospital in Salt Lake area after hearing the news of her father`s demise, who was undergoing treatment for cancer in the same hospital.
The incident took place in the early hours this morning, shortly after 53-year-old Arup Chakraborty died after being admitted yesterday in a critical condition.

The girl`s mother fainted on hearing the news of her husband`s death and was given first aid.

The family and friends of the deceased were present at the hospital when the twin tragedies took place at around 4.35 AM.

PTI