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2 children killed in freak accident


Press Trust of India i New Delhi
In a freak incident, two children who were playing between two stationary trucks were killed after a moving truck rammed into one of the stationary vehicle on the Zakhira flyover today, police said.
Iftikar Alam (10) and Mohd Aftab (12), who lived in slums near Zakhira, were playing between the two trucks that were parked on the flyover, they said.
A truck, bearing Haryana registration number, rammed into one of the trucks causing it to hit the truck parked in front of it, the police said.
The two children, who were playing between the trucks, got crushed when one of the parked truck hit the other stationary truck, they said.
Alam and Aftab were rushed to Acharya Shree Bhikshu Hospital hospital by the police where they were declared brought dead, the police said.
The driver of the truck that rammed into the stationary truck fled from the spot while the police have arrested the drivers of the two stationary trucks, who were identified as Gautam and Dhananjay Prajapati, they said.
They were present in the trucks when the incident occurred and were arrested since they had parked their vehicle on the flyover loop, the police said.
The driver of the truck that rammed into the stationary truck is likely to be arrested soon as they have got his details, the police added.

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First Published: Mar 30 2018 | 11:45 PM IST

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