Bhubaneswar, Feb 17: A minor girl died late Sunday afternoon after falling from her apartment rooftop here at Baragada area, police said on Monday.
The deceased has been identified as Krutika Mishra (14) daughter of Krushnamohan Mishra, was studying in Class VIII at BJEM School here.
According to family members, Krutika was playing with her friends on the roof of Gitanjali Apartment in BJB Nagar when the incident took place at around 3.30 pm .
Her foot slipped while playing and she fell down from the rooftop. The security personnel informed police and a PCR van rushed her to a nearby private hospital in a critical condition where she was declared dead by the attending doctor.
Police sent the body for post-mortem and launched probe into the incident registering an unnatural death case.