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Ghaziabad: 5-year-old girl dies after being run over by school bus

By Deepika

A five-year-old girl was run over by her own school bus in Ghaziabad's Kavi Nagar.

Saumya, a kindergarten child was run over by the bus at around 2 pm after she had just got off the bus which was dropping her back from school. The bus was hired by the Silver Shine School at Mahendra Enclave in Ghaziabad.

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As soon as Saumya got down from the bus, the driver in a hurry moved the vehicle and the she was crushed under the rear wheel. She died on the spot," the witness said.

Her grandmother had come to take her from the drop point in Mehrauli but the incident took place instead. The bus driver and conductor were later handed over to police who arrived on spot after the locals had vandalised the bus," he added.

Police have registered a case for rash driving and causing death by negligence against the driver and the bus conductor. They will also check about the role of school officials after Saumya's family complained that they had flagged the erring driver to the school authorities.

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