Child falls to his death from balcony

In Bressoux outside Liege (Wallonia) a child fell to his death after the balustrade on the balcony on which he was standing gave way.  A second child was seriously injured.

The two children, both boys, aged nine and ten, were on the balcony around 10PM when the balustrade gave way.  The two children fell two floors and were badly injured.  They were both rushed to hospital, where one of the children died of his injuries.  The other boy is fighting for his life in hospital.  A police investigation is underway to establish what exactly happened.

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