A seven-year-old boy escaped death after he fell from the second floor of a residential building in Hong Kong on Tuesday.
Police and paramedics rushed to the scene on Kam Ping Street in North Point shortly before 9am after officers received a call from his father.
A police source said initial investigation showed the boy fell through a kitchen window of a subdivided flat on the second floor of Fortuna Building.
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The boy’s father and younger sister were inside the flat at the time of the incident.
He suffered injuries to his arms and legs, and was found conscious lying on the floor outside the building when emergency personnel arrived.
He was taken to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan for treatment.
A government spokeswoman said his condition was serious.
A police spokesman said the initial investigation found nothing suspicious and officers were still investigating the cause of the incident.
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