DTC bus runs over a school boy, angry residents set it ablaze

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

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

"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 postmortem, he said. 

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