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7 Y.O BOY DEAD AFTER CRASHING INTO GLASS COFFEE TABLE WHILE JUMPING ON SOFA

A 7-year-old boy died after falling onto a glass coffee table while jumping on a sofa at home, sustaining fatal injuries in the process.

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The incident happened in Kampung Bukit Changgang, Banting, Malaysia.

Kuala Langat district police chief, Superintendent Ahmad Ridhwan Mohd Nor @ Saleh, said that the incident happened while the boy was playing alone at home on 16 September at about 4pm, according to Berita Harian Malaysia.

He said that the boy was playing alone, and that his parents were also at home.

The parents said that the boy had jumped on the sofa before falling on the glass coffee table in front of the sofa, and his chest was then pierced by the glass shards.

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He was then rushed to a clinic nearby before being sent to the Banting Hospital, where he received emergency treatment before being pronounced dead.

The tragic incident is being investigated by the Malaysian authorities under Section 31(1)(1) of their Child Act 2001 for negligence, abandonment, or exposing a child in a manner that is likely to cause him or her physical or emotional injury.

Images source: @benny2012 on Reddit and Siti Zuharani Mohamad Ali on Facebook (Image of shattered glass coffee table used strictly for illustrative purposes only and is not related to the actual incident)

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