New Delhi, Dec 31 (PTI) A 30-year-old research assistant at Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) died after he fell while rock climbing at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) campus, police said Monday. Also Read - Centre May Call Special Parliament Session to Amend Sections of New Farm Laws: Reports

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According to the police, the deceased was identified as Praveen Tiwari, a resident of JNU’s Brahmaputra Hostel in the varsity campus, the police said. Also Read - World's Biggest Iceberg Captured by Cameras of Royal Air Force Jet

A resident of Jabalpur, he had recently joined ICSSR. Tiwari did not have any ropes tied to him during rock climbing, they said.

“He slipped and fell and was taken to a hospital where he was declared brought dead. There was no foul play as his friend was recording a video, which has captured the incident,” a senior police officer said.

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