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Africa News of Friday, 26 March 2021


Boy dies after falling from coconut tree

A young boy has died after he accidentally fell from a coconut tree.

The sad incident which happened Thursday, March 25, 2021 at Peace Island, Liberia has created fear and panic amongst residents living in the area.

According to reports, the yet to be identified boy was impaled through the head by the rod shooting out from the foundation of a house.

Reports say the deceased climbed a coconut tree when he fell and landed on the rod with his head.

The metal rod erect unto the foundation corners of an uncompleted building speared and exited through the back of the lad’s head.

However, his screams attracted neighbours who were frightened to touch him as the boy sat on the floor and bled out.

It is reported all attempts and efforts by some residents to save the little boy proved futile to and he was confirmed dead at the hospital.