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Killer litter: Man, 35, taken to hospital after being hit by glass bottle falling from Punggol block

A 35-year-old man was taken injured to hospital after he was hit by a glass bottle falling from height on Tuesday evening. The high-rise killer litter incident happened at Block 227A Sumang Lane in Punggol. The police said they were alerted at about 6.30pm to a case of rash act causing hurt, and the victim was taken to Changi General Hospital. Police investigations are ongoing. The New Paper understands that the man, who was at the foot of the block, was struck on the head by a beer bottle inside a plastic bag, which also contained some tissue paper and a receipt. Chinese language newspaper Shin Min Daily News, quoting an eyewitness, reported that the victim was chatting with a group of friends when the bottle hit him on the head, which started bleeding. KNOCKED ON DOORS The wound was about 4cm long, and someone called for an ambulance immediately. The extent of his injury is not known. When TNP spoke to several residents at the 17-storey block yesterday afternoon, most of them were not aware of the incident and had not noticed or heard anything suspicious.


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