On Wednesday Rahul Malick 11-year-old boy, a student of class VI at St Antony's High school on free school street, Dengue claimed in the heart of the city. This is the first reported dengue-case death of a Kolkata resident this year.
Rahul Malick died at the Institute of Child Health (ICH) where he was admitted on September 16. His house — 4/5 B Moulavi Lane off Free School Street in Ward 52 — is barely 500 meter from the KMC headquarters on SN Banerjee Road. He used to live in a first-floor flat with his parents and elder sister. His father Khalilulla Malick runs a hardware shop in Chandni Market.