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JNU researcher falls to death while rock climbing inside campus

According to the police, Praveen Tiwari was a resident of JNU's Brahmaputra Hostel and had recently joined as research assistant at Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR).

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Updated on: January 02, 2019 13:39 IST
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A 30-year-old researcher fell to death while climbing a rock at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus in Delhi. The incident took place on Monday, police said.

According to the police, Praveen Tiwari was a resident of JNU's Brahmaputra Hostel and had recently joined as research assistant at Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR).

Tiwari did not have any ropes tied to him during rock climbing on Sunday, the police said.

"He slipped and fell and was taken to a hospital where he was declared brought dead. There was no foul play as his friend was recording a video, which has captured the incident," a senior police official said.

Watch: JNU resercher falls to death inside campus

(With inputs from PTI)

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