200kg statue kills Italian girl in Germany

German police said on Sunday that an Italian girl died when a 200-kilogram stone statue fell on her at a hotel in Munich.

Police said a 7-year-old boy was hit by a 200-kilogram (440-pound) statue in the courtyard of a hotel Friday night.

Those who arrived at the scene managed to free the girl and call emergency services, but she later died in a Munich hospital.

It is unclear why the statue fell, as police have confirmed that an investigation is underway.

Source: AB

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