Reflection Captures Pic Of Tot Falling From 6th Floor

This is the moment the body of a toddler can be seen falling through the air reflected in the windscreen of a car before it lands on the vehicle roof.

The child, aged 2 and a half, was allegedly thrown from the roof terrace of a sixth-floor flat by his autistic cousin.

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The incident happened in the Esenler district of Istanbul, Turkey, where the child identified as Yunus Efe Ozay have gone with his mother to visit his aunt who lived on the sixth floor of the building.

While the mother and the aunt were sitting on the rooftop, little Yunus Efe was left with his 17-year-old autistic cousin and it was then that the autistic suddenly pick the child up and threw him off the roof, according to local media. 

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The toddler is fighting for life at hospital currently

CCTV cameras capture the moment the tiny body is seen falling through the air getting larger as it heads towards the car, before smashing into the roof. The tiny body then bounces slightly into the air before landing motionless back on the roof.

Locals who were on the ground recovered the tiny body from the roof of the car and immediately took him to the nearby to the Bagcilar Research and Training Hospital where he is currently in the intensive care unit. 

Enes Ercan, one of the locals who took the baby to the hospital said: “We saw the baby falling. A mentally disabled boy threw the child from the roof. We took the baby with my friend’s car to hospital.” 

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Enes Ercan, one of the locals who took the heavily injured toddler to hospital

Medics confirmed that the child was alive but that his condition was critical and declined to comment further.

Police, meanwhile, have opened an investigation and interviewed both the child’s mother and the mother of the boy, who has been described in local media as being autistic. The investigation is ongoing and no arrests have been made yet.

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Story By: Sibel AbdiuSub-EditorJoseph Golder,Agency: Asia Wire Report

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