Sports day horror: Chennai school boy succumbs to burn injuries caused by sports torch
| Tuesday | 10th September, 2019
Sahaya Novinston Lobo ByExpress News ServiceCHENNAI: In a horrifying incident, a class 12 boy succumbed to burn injuries, ten days after the fire from the sports torch fell over him during the school sports day on August 30.
He was a student of Ramakrishna Mission boys higher secondary school.
The Ramakrishna mission has three schools in the locality.
The combined sports day for all three was conducted at the Ramakrishna Mission boys higher secondary school, said a police officer.
Vignesh was carrying the sports torch from the stage and was on the way to pass it to another student, when the fire from the torch fell over him due to strong winds.
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