Woman, granddaughter crushed to death by DTC bus

New Delhi: A 56-year-old woman and her 13-year-old granddaughter were killed on Sunday when a state-run bus which was being driven by a drunken man hit them from behind here, police said.

The incident took place in Kamla Market and the deceased have been identified as Krishna and her granddaughter Ailish. They were on their way from their Paharganj home to Krishna's paternal house in Kamla market when the incident took place.

"The DTC bus was plying between Trilokpuri and Kamla Market. They were rushed to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash hospital where they were declared brought dead," a senior police official said.

The driver Amar, who was allegedly under the influence of alcohol, was arrested.

Locals staged a protest against the incident.