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Karachi: School girl killed, father injured in bike-bus crash

KARACHI: A six-year-old school going girl was killed and father sustained critical injuries on Friday morning when an over speeding bus crashed into a motorcycle near Radio Pakistan building on M.A Jinnah road here.  

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The incident infuriated the crowd who set two over speeding buses ablaze.

The incident infuriated the bystanders who later torched two buses in apparent reaction. The witnesses claimed the buses, of same route, were racing and travelling towards Numaish Chowrangi when one of the buses rammed into the motorcycle.

The minor girl, who has been identified as Sakina, died on spot while her father sustained injuries.

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Photo of six-year-old Sakina died on the spot.

Soon after the incident, the bus drivers fled from the site of incident to avoid an arrest. The enraged crowd set both buses on fire and put up resistance to firefighting operation.

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Crowd putting up resistance to firefighters, reached to douse vehicle fire.

The blaze was put out after police intervention. As many as 11 people were arrested for taking the law into hands and setting the buses on fire.

The body of minor girl and injured father were shifted to a nearby hospital for medico-legal tests and treatments respectively.

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