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KARACHI: A teenage girl lost her life after she allegedly fell down from the stairs of her school in city's Gulberg Area on Tuesday.

"Areeba Asif, 15, student of class 9 fall down from stairs at Happy Palace, Campus-3, Aisha Manzil and died on spot. Further investigations are underway," PS Gulberg said in a statement.

It is relevant to mention that schools and colleges across Pakistan reopened on Tuesday, ending a six-month-long closure due to Covid-19.

An inquiry committee has been formed to investigate the incident by the provincial education department.

The school management said the teenager was in good health. Her foot twisted while she was climbing the six-step stairs because of which she fell.

The body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities.

Sindh Education Minister Saeed Ghani taking notice of the incident has called the report from DG private schools.

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