Hyderabad: A 24-year-old woman died after a sharp-edged piece of plaster from a wall fell on her at Ameerpet metro station here on Sunday, officials said.
"In a freak accident that happened at Ameerpet metro station, some small plaster piece fell off from a surface wall of the station.
The sharp edge of the piece fell on the woman's head from a height of 9 meters and she, unfortunately, succumbed to the injury while being taken to a nearby hospital," Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited (HMRL) Managing Director N V S Reddy said.
The woman was apparently standing under the station when the incident occurred, an eye-witness said.
The victim is a house wife and resident of KPHB here, the officials said. Investigation is on.(This story has not been edited by News18 staff and is published from a syndicated news agency feed)