25 Feb '12, 12am

Boy, 13, survives fall from Simei condo's 11th floor; metal shelter apparently cushioned impact of his fall

Boy, 13, survives fall from Simei condo's 11th floor; metal shelter apparently cushioned impact of his fall

A student is believed to have fallen from the 11th floor of his condominium block and survived. -- PHOTO: RAJ NADARAJAN A student is believed to have fallen from the 11th floor of his condominium block and survived. A metal shelter near the ground floor of the block at Simei Green condominium had apparently cushioned the impact of his fall. A large hole was seen on the shelter when The Straits Times visited the scene on Friday. Police said that they received a call at 6.35pm on Feb 17, informing them that 'a person had fallen'. The Singapore Civil Defence Force confirmed that the 13-year-old boy was still conscious when he was taken to Changi General Hospital. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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