Afeel Johnson, the student who got injured during state junior athletic sports meet (File Photo)
Afeel Johnson, the student who got injured during state junior athletic sports meet (File Photo)

Kerala: Student injured during state junior athletic sports meet dies in hospital after 17 days

ANI | Updated: Oct 21, 2019 23:06 IST

Pala (Kerala) [India], Oct 21 (ANI): A school student who was injured during state junior athletic sports meet here died at a hospital on Monday, 17 days after he was hit during the sporting event.
The 17-year-old Abheel Johnson succumbed to his injuries at Kottayam Medical College on Monday evening.
Johnson who was working as a volunteer at the meet got injured when he was trying to collect javelins from the ground. He was shifted to Kottayam medical college after the accident.
A police probe is underway. The State athletic department also formed a team to examine the incident.
Johnson was a student of St. Thomas Higher Secondary School in Pala. (ANI)

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