Boy crushed to death by falling steel gate
A seven-year-old boy was crushed under a steel gate at his home in Cedros yesterday.
Anthony Ali, of Bonasse Village, was pronounced dead at Point Fortin District Hospital. The boy, a primary school pupil, was playing when the gate toppled around 10 a.m.
According to police, the gate was not attached, but leaning against a wall, when it fell, crushing the boy’s head.
Police said the child’s parents were at home at the time and they took him to hospital.
The Express was told by local government councillor for Cedros, Ramesh Sewnal, that the parents were inconsolable last night.