Assam: 7-Year-Old Killed In Hit-and-Run Accident
A 7-year-old minor boy was killed in a hit-and-run accident that took place near Karipana Tiniali area in Lanka under Hojai district on Monday.
As per reports, the victim boy was killed after being rammed by a speeding dumper truck while he was returning home after offering the Fajr Namaz at a nearby mosque.
The deceased boy has been identified as Afaz Alom.
Following the incident, the dumper truck bearing registration number ‘AS-02CC-9663’ was seized by police, however, the driver managed to escape before he could be caught.
Meanwhile, a case of hit-and-run case has been registered against the driver.
A manhunt to nab the accused has been launched, police said.