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Tragic Incident at Muddinakoppa Tree Park: Six-Year-Old Girl Dies in Shivamogga

A devastating incident occurred at Muddinakoppa Tree Park near Shivamogga, resulting in the tragic death of a six-year-old girl named Sameeksha. During her visit to the park with her mother, Sameeksha was sitting on a cement sculpture resembling a deer when it unexpectedly fell, causing a severe head injury. Her mother rushed her to McGann Hospital in Shivamogga, but unfortunately, Sameeksha succumbed to her injuries before reaching the hospital.

The circumstances surrounding how the sculpture fell remain unclear. The 25-acre tree park is managed by three personnel from the Forest Department, who learned about the incident when the distressed mother sought assistance. The heartbreaking incident has raised concerns about safety measures and maintenance within the park.