School bus mows down child in Gurugram

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Gurugram, July 5 (IANS) A school bus on Thursday mowed down a two-year-old boy here, police said. The driver and conductor of the bus have been arrested.

“The bus belonged to Vivek Model School in Vatika Kunj. We are verifying about the driving license and other documents of the accused,” a police officer said.

The boy – Aryan – was accompanied by his mother when the accident took place near his house in Rithoj village, close to Bhondsi, here on Sohna road.

Police said both the driver Omprakash and conductor Jaiprakash, were aged below 20, and hailed from Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh.

Aryan was with his mother, who had come to drop her elder son and daughter, studying in Class 2 and Class 3, respectively, in Vivek Model School. The child came under the front wheel of the bus and died on the spot.

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“The driver and conductor of the bus fled after the accident living behind the vehicle. Angry people vandalised the bus. Both were later arrested,” the police officer added.

–IANS

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