Police said Bijni Arunodoy Jatiya Vidyalaya student Mafidul Islam was killed on the spot when a speeding vehicle knocked him down.
Enraged public then blocked the road and went about damaging vehicles and setting ablaze four of them, the police said.
Though the situation was brought under control, tension prevails in the town where a huge contingent of police and CRPF personnel are deployed following the incident.
Guwahati: The death of a school student in an accident at Bijni town in Chirang district on Friday led to mob fury with locals torching four vehicles and damaging several others following the accident.
First Published: Friday, January 18, 2013, 16:15