Boy thrown off swing dies in Moratumulla school | Daily News

Boy thrown off swing dies in Moratumulla school

A 14 year old boy died tragically after being thrown off the swing which he was riding with a few friends at his school playground in Moratumulla yesterday.

The police say that the unfortunate accident took place when more than five students got on the swing and were having fun in the school playground. The student who died was hanging on the chain of the swing as he did not have any room to climb on the swing board.

The student had fallen from the swing while it was swinging at high speed and later when swinging down the swing board which was made of iron had struck the student on the head causing critical injuries.

Police say that the student had started bleeding profusely after the accident and he had passed away while under treatment at the Moratuwa Lunawa Regional Hospital.

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