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Northern Hospital

Boy hangs himself after television ban

An eight year-old boy last night hanged himself after his mother stopped him from watching television because his father wanted to take a nap.

Sunday, 22 June, 2003, 12:00am


A woman and her daughter suffered burns as an LPG stove exploded in a Fanling flat. Police said the 47-year-old woman sparked the blast at about 8pm as she used a cigarette lighter to light the cooker at the flat in Yat Ming Road. Both the woman and her daughter, aged 24, were taken to Northern Hospital with burns.

10 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Mother 'gambled sons' book money'

Two teenage brothers missed their first day at school yesterday after their mother allegedly gambled away $8,000 in welfare support meant to pay for their new uniforms and books.

But the woman, 49, last night denied losing the cash gambling on mahjong, saying instead that she had 'dropped it'.

3 Sep 2002 - 12:00am

Acid victim operated on

A mainland woman who was splashed with corrosive acid in an attack by a relative in Dongguan has entered the SAR for treatment. To Wan-moon, 27, was taken to Northern Hospital, where she was in a stable condition after undergoing surgery.

29 Aug 2002 - 12:00am

Old woman overcome by smoke critically ill

A 79-year-old woman was in critical condition in Northern Hospital after being overcome by smoke in her bedroom at Fairview Park. Poon Chiu-foon was sleeping when a fire, believed to have been caused by an electric fan, broke out.

28 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Boy critical after freak lift accident

An 11-year-old boy was seriously injured yesterday in a freak lift accident in Fanling.

Lui Kam-ho had to be rescued by firemen and was admitted to Northern Hospital in a critical condition.

2 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

40 in fight outside post office

Three men were taken to Northern Hospital after a fight involving more than 40 people outside San Tin Post Office in Castle Peak Road early today. Police detained four men after the incident in which the fighters were armed with wooden poles and metal bars.

2 Nov 2001 - 12:00am

Man knifed in robbery

A Hong Kong resident who was injured in an armed robbery at dawn in Shenzhen returned to Lowu and sought treatment in hospital yesterday. The man, 31, suffered knife injuries to both legs and his back and was admitted to Northern Hospital in stable condition. He told police he was walking along Man Kam Chung Road when he was attacked and robbed by four men.

2 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Police probe tourist death

The death of a mainland tourist at Northern Hospital early yesterday is being investigated by police.

30 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

Boy falls

A 10-year-old boy fell two metres in the shopping centre in Cheung Wah Estate, Sheung Shui. He was taken to Northern Hospital in stable condition.

27 Apr 1999 - 12:00am

Fireman faints on test

A trainee fireman, 24, fainted during a 20-lap run in a physical test at the Fire Services Training School in Pat Heung. He was admitted to Northern Hospital for observation.

8 Oct 1998 - 12:00am