6-year-old dies in Pune after grinder machine falls on his head

In a fatal accident, a six-year-old boy was killed after a grinder machine fell on his head in a workshop.

In a fatal accident, a six-year-old boy died after a grinder machine fell on his head in a workshop.

Officials said the incident took place at a steel and furniture workshop in Pimple Gurav on Tuesday around 1.00 pm.

According to the complaint, the minor went to the washing center with his mother to wash his vehicle. After unloading the vehicle, he waited in the workshop. While playing, the minor suddenly pulled the grinder machine, which fell on his head. He was rushed to a hospital in Aundh, but was declared brought dead.

Speaking to Hindustan Times, Sunil Tonpe, senior police inspector of Sanghvi police station, said, “We have not taken any statement of the family members. We will take further action after they lodge an FIR.”

Tonpe added that it was mainly observed that the grinder machine was not locked.

Post-mortem reports revealed that death was due to head injury with central haemorrhage and minor brain injury to the frontal and parietal lobe. Senior Police Inspector Thonpe is investigating the case further.

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