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Ghaziabad: Biker loses life as kite string slits his throat


Ghaziabad, July 10: In a tragic incident, a man lost his life while he was riding a bike on Ghaziabad flyover and the reason behind his death was not any accident, but a kite string (manjha).

According to reports, the shocking incident took place on Thakurdwara flyover in Ghaziabad, when 52-year-old Yogesh Sharma, a resident of Delhi, met a deadly fate.


He was wearing a helmet, but a kite string slit his throat, killing him instantly. A cab driver spotted him lying in a pool of blood and informed the police.

The driver was disturbed after seeing the blood oozing out of Sharma's throat and could not take him to the hospital.

The police team rushed him to a nearby MMG District hospital, where he was declared brought dead by 6 pm.

Doctors who attended him said the string had left a deep wound inside his windpipe. Police informed his family after going through his identification documents.

Sharma, who ran a property dealing business in Indirapuram, was on the way back to his home in Delhi's Maujpur, HT reported.

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