DTC bus runs over school boy: angry residents set it ablaze, vandalise 12 other buses

A school boy was killed after a DTC bus ran over him in Khanpur area

hidden March 13, 2015 16:50:51 IST
DTC bus runs over school boy: angry residents set it ablaze, vandalise 12 other buses

New Delhi: A school boy was killed after a DTC bus ran over him in Khanpur area today, following which angry residents set the bus on fire and vandalised 12 others, police said.

DTC bus runs over school boy angry residents set it ablaze vandalise 12 other buses

DTC bus.

"A boy, wearing school uniform, was mowed down by a DTC bus while he was crossing the road in Khanpur area at around 11 AM.

Following the incident, residents staged a protest and set the bus ablaze and also vandalised 12 others, evoking tension in the area," a senior officer said.

A large number of police personnel have been deployed in the area to maintain calm.

The body has been sent to AIIMS for post mortem, he said.

PTI 

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