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Villagers damage vehicles after child killed in accident

Press Trust of India  |  Bhadohi (UP) 

As the of the death of a 10-year-old child after being hit by a truck spread in the area, the agitated villagers blocked Allahabad-Bhadohi-Varanasi highway and pelted stones on vehicles, damaging a dozen of them.

The villagers lifted the blockade after three hours when authorities assured compensation of Rs one lakh to the victim's family.

The truck driver has also been arrested.


First Published: Sat, July 14 2012. 13:05 IST