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Student's accidental death: School holds memorial.

Summary: SHARJAH -- The accidental death of a student of an Indian school in Sharjah has left students and classmates in a state of shock. A grade 6 student, Daniel Baby, lost his life when he was playing with a karate belt at his home.

SHARJAH -- The accidental death of a student of an Indian school in Sharjah has left students and classmates in a state of shock. A grade 6 student, Daniel Baby, lost his life when he was playing with a karate belt at his home.

Senior students at Delhi Private School in Sharjah hosted a solemn memorial to remember the student who was a 'happy child', according to school staff.

"Daniel was a very happy student and this was his first year at the senior school," said Vandana Marwaha, Principal of DPS 
Sharjah.

According to sources, the 12-year-old boy was playing with his karate belt which snapped around his neck causing his death.

She added, "It is a very unfortunate accident and the news has come as a shock to the DPS family."The incident which took place on Sunday is a reminder of the consequences of leaving children alone at home.

The principal advised parents to remain cautious and vigilant at all times to avoid any mishaps.

"There is always an element of caution parents need to exercise. Working couples need to take extra care and remain in touch with their children constantly," said Marwaha.

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Publication:Khaleej Times (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
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Date:Oct 5, 2011
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