Child dies after getting trapped in a lift in Delhi


In a tragic incident, a 9 year old boy lost his life after he got stuck in a lift in a building in West Delhi’s Vikaspuri area on the 24th of March. He has been identified as Ashish who lived in Sitapuri area with his parents who do laundry work.

It has been reported that Ashish’s mother Rekha had gone to the top floor of a building to deliver clothes after ironing them and left him in the shop. However, he followed her there and tried going up in the lift. Tragically, the lift got stuck and Ashish got trapped.
According to the police, the child tried to enter the lift when its doors were closing and ended up getting stuck in between the panel of the lift. After the police was informed about this incident, they rushed to the spot and managed to retrieve the child and take him to the hospital but the doctors declared the child dead.
The Vikaspuri police station is investigating the matter and more details are awaited.



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