Mini Bus crushes a ten-year-old; Locals burn vehicle

Jammu and Kashmir News

Jammu:  On the Nagri-Aerwan road in Kathua district, late in the evening on Sunday, a ten-year-old girl was crushed to death by a speeding Mini Bus. The girl, identified as Vaishali, was standing on the roadside when the mini bus, bearing number JK08A 2463, drove over her and killed her.
After the accident the driver of the mini bus fled the scene, while the infuriated villagers put the mini bus on fire. When the Fire Brigade reached the scene, the people did not let them through and protested on the road for two hours.
The police reached the scene and tried to control the situation. According to the police the girl died on the spot.
Angry family members along with villagers set ablaze the mini bus while the passengers escaped. The driver managed to give slip to the police.
A case has been registered and investigation started.

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