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Man jumps to death from hospital building in Maharashtra's Palghar


PALGHAR: A 42-year-man jumped to death from the second floor of a hospital in Boisar of Maharashtra's Palghar district on Saturday, police said.

The incident took place in the early hours of the day, when Chandrakant Chowdhary jumped out of a window on the second floor of the hospital, the station house officer of the Boisar police station said.

Chowdhary, a factory worker, was admitted to the hospital for the treatment of kidney stones, a couple of days ago, the official said.

The victim died on the spot and his body has been sent for post-mortem, he said, adding that a case of accidental death was registered.

The deceased lost his wife 10 years ago and has a 15- year-old daughter and an elderly mother, the official said.