Karnataka: Buses damaged in stone-pelting as crowd goes on rampage
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Last Updated: Friday, February 18, 2011, 00:35
Kolar (Karnataka): Seven buses of Karnataka government-owned transport corporation were damaged in stone pelting by an irate crowd protesting the death of a student who was run over by a bus near Chintamani cross, about eight km from here on Thursday.

Protests erupted after the mishap in which Venkatesh(20) of the Hemadri College was killed, police said.

The crowd also blocked the road demanding that adequate compensation be paid to the victim's family and one of its members given job by the Government.

Police foiled the attempts of the crowd to torch some of the buses.


First Published: Friday, February 18, 2011, 00:35

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