Girl student run over by truck; 5 trucks torched

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Lucknow, Sep 19 (UNI) Five trucks were torched by an enraged mob following an accident in which a girl student was run over by a truck in Kotwali area of Faizabad city today.

Poonam Pandey, an engineering student, was hit by the vehicle after she left from her college.

Irked over the incident, the mob blocked the road and torched five trucks.

Fire-fighters reached the spot and extinguished the flames.

The driver of the vehicle has been arrested.

Meanwhile, adequate police force has been deployed in the area to avoid fresh violence.


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