Odisha: 1-Yr-Old Girl Chokes To Death After Swallowing Free Toy In Chips Packet

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25 June 2019


Keonjhar: In an unfortunate incident, a one-year-old girl was asphyxiated to death after she accidentally swallowed a toy that was inside a chips packet on Monday.

The deceased girl has been identified Suchitra, daughter of one Bidyadhar Jena of Kolipadi village under Nandipada police limits here.

Reportedly, the girl was handed over a chips packet for consumption without any parental guidance when she mistakenly swallowed a plastic toy that came free in the packet. The toy choked her windpipe and the obstruction of airflow caused suffocation.

She was rushed to Anandpur Sub-divisional hospital where the doctors declared her dead.