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Did undergraduate jump or was she pushed?

2013 Jun 19

Colombo University undergraduate Randimali Gunawardene, who allegedly jumped off from the fifth floor of the Science faculty building, underwent surgery, at noon yesterday, at the National Hospital, Colombo.

University authorities had told the police that the student had jumped off the building, a senior Police officer said.

She had suffered severe head injuries, hospital authorities said.

The police were trying to ascertain whether the victim actually jumped from the building or if someone had pushed her.

"Statements have been obtained from several students," the police said.

Some undergraduates had seen her fallen on the ground and had rushed her to hospital.

She is a resident of Lunugamwehera and her parents have been informed of the incident.

(NP)

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