Kolkata: A 17-year-old girl died after falling from the roof of a three-storey school building in the northern part of the city, police said.

The girl, a Class 11 student of Arya Kanya Mahavidyalaya in Bidhan Sarani, suffered serious injuries after she fell from the roof around 3 pm on Wednesday, they said.

She later died at the state-run Medical College around 9 pm, an officer of Amherst street police station said.

Police have lodged a case of unnatural death, and are talking to the school authorities and the girl's guardians for further investigation, the officer said.

Officials of the Hindi-medium higher secondary school for girls refused to comment on the incident, but maintained that it adheres to all safety aspects of students in the institution. (PTI)

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