Near Kolkata 3 Students Killed In Road Accident, Locals Set Vehicle On Fire

Written by | January 17, 2017 | 0

BISHNUPUR, WEST BENGAL: Angry local people in South 24 Parganas area close Kolkata on Monday vandalized a private car and attempted to set it ablaze after it smashed five students, killing three of them and leaving two others extremely harmed. At the point when the police raced to the spot to control the circumstance, they were assaulted with bricks. A few policemen were harmed.

In the lathicharge that took after, the whole territory was transformed into a battleground. Local people asserted a considerable lot of them were harmed as well

The five students of Roshokunjo High School on Bakrahat Road in Bishnupur were heading home around 3 pm when the mischance occurred.

At first, five kids were accounted for dead, then police said two have passed on. Later in the night, the police authorities affirmed the demise of three students.

Local people said that mishaps in that extend of street were frequent. They asserted that the driver of the vehicle was drunk and there was no police presenting outside the school on guarantee the students’ security.

In a different occurrence, in the heart of Kolkata, a 45-year-old man was killed at the crossing of College Street and Surya Sen Street when a bus mounted the asphalt.

A constable posted there and two others were additionally seriously harmed. They have been admitted to healing center. Two other individuals were given emergency treatment and discharged.

These occurrences come when Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has started the Safe Drive Save Life development to check passings because of street mischances. Petrol pumps have been requested not to offer fuel to bikes if the driver and pillion rider are not wearing helmets.

But at least four people have died in one day raising questions about the effectiveness of the campaign.

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