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Czech boy survives fall from 19th floor

/ 03:47 AM December 05, 2020

Prague, Czech Republic — A 15-year-old Czech boy on Friday survived a fall from the 19th floor of a block of flats in Prague, police, rescuers and media said.

Czech media said the boy was lucky his fall was broken by the roof over the building’s entrance.

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“We were called following the fall of a person most probably from the 19th floor,” Prague police spokeswoman Eva Kropacova told AFP.

Prague’s emergency service said the boy had been put in an artificial coma.

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“The 15-year-old youngster was… taken to hospital with serious head and pelvis injuries,” it tweeted.

Kropacova said the police were looking into the cause of the accident which occurred in a sprawling housing estate on Prague’s southern outskirts.

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