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Tragedies and narrow escapes

PUBLISHED : Monday, 24 May, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 24 May, 2010, 12:00am

April 2010 A four-year-old boy injured after falling from third floor while left at home with his brother. His mother is arrested for child neglect.

December 2009 A two-year-old baby in Sham Shui Po injured after falling four floors. His father is arrested for child neglect.

May 2009 A nine-year-old boy injured in fall from fourth floor to first floor while climbing on clothes rack.

February 2009 An eight-year-old boy falls from the second floor to the ground in Kowloon Tong. He was believed to be dreaming when he fell out of the window.

Dec 2008 A four-year-old left in a coma after falling into a fountain in Tuen Mun. He died nine days later.

May 2008 A five-year-old girl injured after falling from a fourth-floor balcony to terrace on second floor.

April 2008 An 18-month-old baby crawls on to a clothes rack seven floors up. Police save him before he falls.

Dec 2006 A four-year-old girl dies after falling from third floor while family was preparing for a party.

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