A 17-year-old girl died after falling from the roof of a three-storey school building in the northern part of the city, police said.
The girl, a Class 11 student of Arya Kanya Mahavidyalaya in Bidhan Sarani, suffered serious injuries after she fell from the roof around 3 pm on Wednesday, they said.
She later died at the state-run Medical College around 9 pm, an officer of Amherst street police station said.
Police have lodged a case of unnatural death, and are talking to the school authorities and the girl”s guardians for further investigation, the officer said.
Officials of the Hindi-medium higher secondary school for girls refused to comment on the incident, but maintained that it adheres to all safety aspects of students in the institution.