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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.

  

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Villagers damage vehicles after child killed in accident

Irked over the death of a child in an accident, angry villagers went on rampage damaging over a dozen vehicles and blocking traffic for hours in Gopiganj area.

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.

  
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