Toddler dies after fall through broken plaza railing

Residents say railing he slipped through had been broken for several years

The plaza railing with one of the bars missing, prior to the accident

A TWO-year old boy died on Monday from injuries he suffered days earlier when he fell three metres from a plaza in the La Patera area of Marbella.

The toddler fell last Friday afternoon after he stepped through a gap where a bar was missing on the railing at the edge of the small public plaza in Calle Conde de Casal. Residents in the zone say that the bar had been missing for several years and have expressed outrage that it had not been repaired.

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