A nine-year-old boy died after a tree branch fell on him in Lower Parel area on Friday afternoon.
The incident happened at around 1:30 pm at Marwadi chawl on Pandurang Budhkar Road. The boy was rushed to Wadia hospital, where doctors declared him dead on arrival.
The BMC is responsible for trimming and pruning trees in public spaces across the city before monsoon. However, trees on private premises are the responsibility of property owners.
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