Birpara, 13th July: Teenage dies after falling from a Nagortola (merry-go-round) at Birpara Rath Mela while taking a selfie.
The deceased has been identified as Soma Oraon (19yrs of age). He was a resident of Kalchini Beech Tea Garden.
According to the local sources, on Friday Soma went to Rath Mela at Birapara. He was taking a selfie while riding the Nagartola. Accidently he fell from it. He was then rushed to Birpara State General Hospital. Later he died there. Birapara police station sources said on Saturday, the dead body has been sent for post-mortem. The incident is under investigation.