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Karnataka: Buses damaged in stone-pelting as crowd goes on rampage

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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