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Last Updated: Friday, 19 January 2007, 15:38 GMT
'Our beautiful boy' died in storm
Saurav Ghai
Saurav and his childminder were hit by the falling wall
A family has described the two-year-old boy killed by a collapsing wall in Thursday's severe storms as beautiful.

Saurav Ghai was killed when the bricks fell on him in Southampton Road, Kentish Town, north-west London.

Saurav was taken to a local hospital by ambulance and pronounced dead at approximately 1445 GMT.

He was walking with his childminder when the wall collapsed. She was also taken to hospital, but her injuries are not thought to be serious.

The police and the Health and Safety Executive are involved in an investigation.

A post-mortem examination of Saurav's body is due to take place.

He was a beautiful boy - he was smiling from the day he was born, that's how we will remember him
Saurav's relative

A relative of Saurav said: "He was a beautiful boy - he was smiling from the day he was born, that's how we will remember him."

On Friday, a tenth person died in hospital following the storms which left a trail of destruction across England.

Commuters face further problems after winds of up to 99mph brought down trees, masonry and overhead power lines on Thursday.

Rail companies are operating reduced services as debris is cleared. Thousands of homes are without power.


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