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Two boys dead after falling from dormitory in central China

Updated: 2014-09-22 14:25

CHANGSHA - Two teenagers have been confirmed dead after falling from a dormitory building in a high school in Central China's Hunan province early Monday morning.

The education bureau in Linli County, Hunan, identified both the two boys as first-grade senior students at Linli No. 1 Middle School.

An investigation conducted by departments of public security, health and education is under way.

According to an online post in a chat room of Linli County, a netizen who claimed to be a student in the school said the two boys jumped from the fifth floor of their dormitory about 10 minutes after midnight, and had left suicide notes.

However, the information has not been confirmed by the investigators.

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