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Updated: 01/14/2014 22:09 | By Channel NewsAsia

16-year-old boy dies during PE class

16-year-old boy dies during PE class


16-year-old boy dies during PE class

SINGAPORE: Police are investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy on Monday in his school.

The secondary four student of Tanglin Secondary School had fainted on Monday when he was jogging during a physical education (PE) class.

The school's principal told Channel NewsAsia the boy was attended to immediately by the staff.

He was unconscious when he was sent to the National University Hospital, and was later pronounced dead.

Police have classified the case as "unnatural death".

School Principal Madam Aini Maarof said the student was well-liked by his peers and teachers.

The school is providing counselling support to affected students and staff.  - CNA/al

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