Mumbai, December 5: In an unfortunate incident that took place in Mumbai, a four-year-old boy died after a marble slab fell on him in Bhiwandi. As per reports, the small boy died after a marble slab of school gate fell on him in the Bhiwandi-Nizampura Municipal Corporation compound. The incident took place on Saturday evening.

According to a report in the Hindustan Times, the deceased boy has been identified as Aayush Shankar Kushwaha. As per reports, the incident took place at School Number 72 of the municipal corporation in Bhiwandi's Taware Compound. Cops said that the incident took place when the boy was playing with friends near the school gate. Mumbai Shocker: One-Year-Old Girl Sleeping With Mother on Footpath in Santacruz Kidnapped, Rescued Within 48 Hours From Solapur; Accused Arrested.

A few onlookers who were present at the spot said that the school was closed when the incident took place. Bystanders also said that the school gate was in a dilapidated condition. Reportedly, a five-foot slab of marble of the school gate crashed on the boy who got trapped under the debris.

After removing the boy from the debris, locals rushed him to Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival. The doctors completed a post-mortem and handed over the boy's body to his family members for final rites. Cops said that Aayush father works in a powerloom factory as a worker. He was living with his wife and and another son in Taware Compound area. Mumbai Shocker: Husband Tries To Kill Wife by Forcibly Feeding Her Juice Laced With Poison in Dombivali, Arrested.

The Bhoiwada police has registered an Accidental Death Report. "The marble slab was about five feet. The boy got trapped under it and suffered head, chest and face injuries as well as internal body injuries. We have registered an Accidental Death Report (ADR). An FIR will be registered if we find that anyone played an active role in the matter," Rameshwar Darade, assistant police inspector said.

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