An 11-year-old girl was killed on Saturday evening when an iron gate of a park in eastern part of the city fell on her, police said.
The incident happened in Tangra area when the girl climbed the gate, following which it crashed onto her, a senior police officer said. The girl is identified as Sushila Halder.
"The girl was seriously injured when the gate fell on her. She was rushed to the Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital where doctors declared her brought dead," the officer said. Police said they have started probing the incident and the girl's body has been sent for post-mortem examination.