Student crushed to death on NH 31D

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Jalpaiguri: A minor boy was crushed to death under the wheels of a car at Talmahat area on 31 D National Highway. The deceased have been identified as Shyamal Debnath (12). He was a resident of Sariam area. Local people blocked the national Highway for nearly two hours following the accident.

According to local sources, the boy was riding his bicycle and coming towards Talmahat when a car knocked him down from behind killing him on the spot. The local people blocked the Highway demanding the detention of the killer vehicle. Police personnel from Raigunj Police station arrived at the spot after hearing about the incident. Police recovered the body and sent it for post mortem.