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5-yr-old boy run over by school bus

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A five-year-old boy was today run over by his own school bus in the city's Bawana area, police said.

According to the police, Shivam, a nursery student, was crushed by the bus at around 1 P.M. After he had just got off the bus which was dropping him back from school.

Bus driver Ramesh (33) has been arrested for negligent driving, police added.

The victim was a student of Vidya Siksha Sadan school.

"As soon as Shivam got down from the bus, the driver moved the vehicle and the boy was crushed under the rear wheel. He died on the spot," said a police officer.

Satish Kumar, the boy's father, alleged that the helper in the bus did not help his son get down and cross the road.

Enraged over the incident, a large mob, along with victim's family, gheraoed Bawana police station and blocked the road.

First Published: Wed, August 07 2013. 00:01 IST