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11 December 2017 Last updated 12 minutes ago

Student dies in Sialkot road accident, protesters set bus on fire

The fellow students of the victim and local area residents put the bus on fire. The fellow students of the victim and local area residents put the bus on fire.

Enraged students set a bus ablaze on Thursday after the vehicle ran over a student in Daska sub-district of Sialkot, police and rescue officials said.

Hazima Aijaz, a student of a local private college, was hit by the bus while he was crossing a road in the area. Aijaz died on the spot and his body was shifted to Civil Hospital Daska for post-mortem examination.

Later, the fellow students of the deceased and local residents set the bus on fire.

The driver of the bus managed to flee and took shelter in a private school. Subsequently, the enraged students and people resorted to agitation and cordoned off the school building.

When informed, a heavy contingent of police rushed to the scene and arrested the before shifting him to Sialkot.