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School girl dies in road accident

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

A school student was killed today when a trailer hit her in the CGR Road here today following which local people blocked the road to protest against the mishap, police said.

Ashmina Parvin (15), a student of Arya Parishad School, was knocked down by a trailer when she was moving on the CGR Road in the station limits at around 9.50 am, a of Police said

The girl was severely injured and was declared brought dead when taken to the SSKM hospital, he said adding that the of the vehicle was arrested.

Following the girl's death, locals including students of resorted to road blockade protesting against the mishap, he said.

"They demanded immediate action against such vehicles plying dangerously through the area. The agitation was peaceful and it was withdrawn after we intervened into the matter," the said.

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 22:25 IST