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ICG: Girl falls from rooftop of college building, dies

The incident occurred when Aditi was training ICG girls on zip-line riding.

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February 1, 2018, 4:46 pm

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Aditi Sanghi fell from the rooftop of ICG College building.

Jaipur: A girl, identified as Aditi Sanghi, was killed when she fell from the rooftop of the International College for Girls (ICG) building in Mansarovar’s SFS area on Monday.

The girl was training ICG girls on zip-line riding and rope climbing with the help of his father Sunil Sanghi who the police said is a professional trainer when the mishap occurred. Many girls who were on the rooftop with her watched in horror as she fell down, while another girl was on the cable riding down from the six-storey building.

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Aditi Sandhi

Aditi Sanghi who fell from ICG building.

Aditi was among the girls who were participating in a zip-lining class in the morning. The incident occurred around 10.30am. The girls were standing on the rooftop. They were descending from the zip-line one by one. Aditi was also on the rooftop watching one of the girls descending when she suddenly lost balance. Other girls started screaming and shouting as they watched her falling down. According to reports, she had completed her round and was simply helping other girls put harness on.

Aditi was second year BSc student at ICG.

Aditi’s father, Sunil Sanghi, is reportedly associated with a mountaineering academy in Jaipur and provides training in several colleges. The daughter also used to assist him with the job. She would accompany him during practice sessions.

A girl, Muksan Agrawal, told The PinkCity Post that she had underwent training with Aditi last year.

Aditi Sanghi (in red-circle) falling from building while other girls watched in horror.

“She was already a talented mountaineering professional who had trained under the supervision of her father. I enjoyed every moment when she was teaching me at ICG,” said Muskan.

A video showing the girl falling from the rooftop has gone viral on social media.

The 16-year-old girl was a resident of Bapu Nagar in Jaipur.

Nets were not being used when the training was being imparted to the girls, the students said, blaming this for the tragedy.

“We are investigating as to what caused the accident, but prima-facie it has come up that she lost balance and fell. We have not come across any damaged railing; however, an investigation is still going on,” said the officer.

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“We were informed by the police control room about the tragedy following which a team led by the SHO, Shipra Path was immediately rushed to the spot. The girl died after the fall. She was first rushed to Metro Mass Hospital. She had sustained serious head injuries. The doctor declared her dead at the hospital. Her body was then taken to Jaipuria Hospital for a postmortem examination,” said the officer.

The girl ‘s mother arrived at the hospital and fell unconscious at the sight of her daughter’s body. Police officials said that the father who was present when the accident occurred have not suspected any foul play.

The police are investigating whether there had been negligence on part of the college administration.

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Some girls told The PinkCity Post that equipment like harness descender are used but no net was being used on the ground.

There were more than 20 girls on the rooftop. They were sitting on the boundary with apparently no railing. When Aditi fell, she even tried to hold on to the rope during her fall, but couldn’t. She was on the ground within five seconds.

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First published: July 24, 2017