Minor crushed to death, protest sparked in Jammu outskirts

A minor was crushed to death by a speedily driven tipper in city outskirts, leading to protests here. A boy identified as Dimple,11, resident of Purkhoo was this morning crushed to death by a tipper near Lower Purkhoo in Kanhachak area here. Critically injured minor was rushed to the hospital but he died on the way, police said.

They said that the family and relatives of the deceased staged protest demanding arrest of the tipper driver who managed to escape. Police, however, foiled protestors bid to block Jammu-Poonch national highway and dispersed them after pacifying. A case has been registered.

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