Woman dies during mock drill in Bangalore

Woman dies during mock drill in Bangalore

By: || Updated: 24 Feb 2012 08:44 AM

Bangalore: A 25-year-old woman garment factory worker fell to death
from the third floor of the factory unit during a mock fire drill at
Yeshwantpur in Bangalore on Friday, police said.

The woman fell after the rope by which she was coming down snapped, they
said, adding she sustained severe head injuries and died while being taken
to a private hospital, they said.

The drill was being conducted by the Fire Department in association with
the factory to test the preparedness of factory workers and fire officials
during a fire, police said.

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