Man falls from AIIMS sixth floor, dies


Bhubaneswar: A patient of AIIMS Bhubaneswar today fell from the sixth floor of the building and died. The man was under treatment in the medicine ICU of the hospital at present.

The man has been identified as Subhas Jena of Dhenkanal who is believed to have been initially admitted to the psychiatric ward. Later, he was shifted to the ICU of the medicine ward which is on the sixth floor of the hospital. In the afternoon today, he fell from the sixth floor and died on the spot.

Khandagiri police is probing into the incident. While initial examination of the incident appears to be a suicide owing to the patient’s mental disorder, police is also considering a murder angle as Jena might have been pushed from the sixth floor, police sources said.


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