A government vehicle was torched by the people in central Kashmir’s Budgam district after it crushed a ten-year-old girl to death on Friday.
According to the locals, a government vehicle belonging to Rural Development Department hit Seerat Jan, daughter of Abdul Hamid Reshi in Nasrullahpora village at the main Chowk.
The girl, they said, died on spot.
According to the eyewitness, the girl died on the spot.
Meanwhile, as the word of the killing spread, people assembled at the spot of the accident and torched the vehicle, said an eyewitness.
The crowd didn’t even allow the firemen to douse the fire until the vehicle turned into ashes.
An official said that police has registered a case in this regard.