KARACHI: At least four children were crushed to death and three others injured seriously when they were hit by a speeding water tanker near Khyberabad Hotel on Northern Bypass today (Monday), NewsOne reported.
The victims were returning home from a madrassa when the tragedy occurred. Two of the deceased have been identified as Huraira (5) and Azam (6).
A crowd of angry people gathered at the spot and blocked Northern Bypass in protest while the truck driver fled the spot fearing backlash from angry mob.
Police have registered a case against the unidentified truck driver and searching for him.