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Boy dies after being hit by school bus, driver held

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A 12-year-old boy died and a 10-year-old was injured after a hit them while they were playing near their house here on Friday evening, police said on Saturday. The of the bus has been arrested.

The deceased was identified as Rahul, 12, and the injured, Jagdeesh, 10, was stable, police said.

The incident happened around 5.30 p.m. on Friday, when the boys were playing near their house in Vivekananda Camp, a slum cluster falling in the diplomatic enclave of Chanakyapuri.

Bus Rashem Pal, 57, reversed the bus near the Camp and then took it forward, hitting the boys, police said and added that the was arrested from the spot of the

According to police, the bus belonged to and there were no students inside it at the time of the

Though the boys were rushed to a nearby hospital, died within three-four hours while undergoing treatment, police said.

Sons of daily wage labourers, studied in class 8, while was in class 5, police said.

A case has been registered.



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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 18:40 IST