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School bus crushes 60-yr old man to death in Bhagalpur

Press Trust of India  |  Bhagalpur 

A 60 year-old man was crushed to death by a school bus near Vikramshila in Bihar's district on Monday.

All the 20 children of the school bus are safe and have been sent to their homes, (SDPO) Dilnawaz Ahmad said.

The deceased has been identified as (60), a resident of Kasri village of the district, he added.

The incident occurred near Vikramshila under the jurisdiction of station when the old man came under the wheels and died on the spot while the bus was moving in the reverse direction, Ahmad said.

The bus was on its way towards located at Kahalgaon after picking up children from local areas, he said.

The SDPO said that the and cleaner managed to escape from the spot while the bus has been seized.

Local villagers staged protest over the incident with the dead body and blocked the Kahalgaon-Vikramshila road for an hour which was lifted after intervention of the adminstration.

The body has been sent to Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital, for post-mortem.

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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 18:35 IST