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Girl falls to death from 24th floor in Hanoi

Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 12:03 GMT+7
Girl falls to death from 24th floor in Hanoi
People gather at the scene where a four-year-old girl fell to her death from the 24th floor of an apartment building in Hanoi on April 19, 2021 in this photo circulating on social media.

A four-year-old baby died after falling from the 24th floor of an apartment building in Ha Dong District, Hanoi while her mother was doing the dishes on Monday evening.

At around 8:30 pm, some residents at Block G of the Xuan Mai apartment building in Yen Nghia Ward heard a loud thud at the back of the residence.

When the residents investigated the location of the thud, they found a baby girl lying motionless there.

The baby was later identified as the four-year-old daughter of a married couple, who rented a flat on the 24th floor of Block G, according to Yen Nghia Ward’s authorities.

The little girl climbed through the window, then accidentally fell to the ground and died on the spot, while her mother was washing dishes, local authorities said.

The police force shortly arrived at the scene to investigate the tragic case.

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