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Three school children crushed to death by speeding truck in West Bengal

Three School Children Were Crushed To Death And Two Others Injured By A Speeding Truck At Mathcolony In North 24 Parganas District This Morning, The Police Said.

PTI | Updated on: 15 Feb 2016, 02:45:24 PM


Three school children were crushed to death and two others injured by a speeding truck at Mathcolony in North 24 Parganas district this morning, the police said.

A group of school children were waiting for bus by the side of Belgharia Expressway when the truck ran into them at around 9 AM.

Three children died on the spot while two others injured were taken to the hospital, police said.

The victims were in the age group of 5-8 years.

Angry locals have put up a road blockade and the police were trying to pacify them.

The truck driver managed to flee, they added.

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First Published : 15 Feb 2016, 02:42:00 PM