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MP: Teenage girl jumps off building in panic after fire breaks out, dies

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Sagar, Jan 8 (PTI) A 13-year-old girl died after she jumped off the second floor of a building when a fire broke out in a house on its ground floor in Sagar city of Madhya Pradesh, police said.

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The girl's brother and mother were injured in the incident which took place on Sunday.

"As the flames spread to the second floor in the early hours of the day, a girl, identified as Angel Jain, jumped off. She was rushed to a hospital where doctors declared her brought dead," City Superintendent of Police Yash Bijolia told PTI.

The injured persons were admitted to a hospital, he said.

He said Jain and her family members had come to a relative's place in Rampura area of the city from Pune in Maharashtra.

Prima facie, the investigation suggested an electric short-circuit triggered the fire. PTI COR LAL NSK GK

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