Form Five Student Who Fell from School Building Dies

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A female Form Five student who was severely injured after reportedly falling from the fourth floor of a school building in Alor Setar on Monday, has died.

Kedah health director, Datuk Dr Norhizan Ismail, said 17-year-old Lim Zhi Tong who was being treated at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Hospital Sultanah Bahiyah (HSB), succumbed to her injuries at 1am this morning.

“She was seriously injured and was in a critical state when taken to hospital.

“Her body has been taken to the hospital’s forensic unit for further action,” he said in a statement today.

In the 7am incident on Monday, the student was believed to have fallen off the fourth floor of a building at her school.

Other students immediately alerted the management.

She sustained wounds on her forehead as well as broken bones on her neck and both thighs.