Mock drill goes horribly wrong and claims the life of a girl in Coimbatore

In a horrific incident, a 19-year-old undergraduate student died when she was forced jump off the second floor of a building during a mock disaster preparedness drill yesterday evening in Coimbatore.

 

According to video footage that went viral, the victim, N Logeswari, banged her head on the building’s sunshade after she was pushed by a trainer.

 

Logeswari, a second year BBA student from Kovai Kalaimagal College of Arts and Science was initially reluctant to jump off the second floor. The trainer who stood behind her pushed her while she wasn’t ready to take the task. Unfortunately, it turned tragic and claimed her life.

 

Police said the girl had suffered serious injuries on her head and the right-hand side of her neck.

The drill was reportedly conducted by the National Disaster Management Authority of India (NDMAI).

According to the report, the trainer has been remanded in custody.

 

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