Kolkata: A school girl was mowed down by a speeding truck laden with cement at Chiriya More near Dumdum Station. The infuriated mob ransacked the truck and set it on fire. The vehicles of the fire brigade were not allowed to enter the spot and douse the flames resulting in traffic congestion throughout B.T. Road. Police have arrested the accused driver of the truck.
According to police, On Friday Morning the girl was standing along with her mother for going to school when a truck bound for Dunlop mowed her down. Tension spread in the entire area following the incident. Police arrived at the spot later and brought the situation under control.