Student hit to death; fellow students set ablaze six buses

FAISALABAD: Infuriated students set six passenger buses on fire when their fellow student was killed by a rashly driven bus near Jamia Chishtia Chowk here on Friday.

According to SP Lyallpur Town Ahmed Mohyuddin, student Haider Ali, a resident of Haiderabad Locality Street No 13, was crossing Sargodha Road near Jamia Chishtia Chowk when a rashly driven bus hit and killed him.

After the accident, a large number of college fellows of the deceased burnt tyres and blocked the road. They pelted stones on buses, nearby shops and also set ablaze six buses.

A heavy contingent of police, including SP Lyallpur Town Ahmed Mohyuddin and SP Madina Town Malik Jamil Zafar, reached the site and dispersed students by ensuring them of registering a case against the bus driver.

Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Salman Ghani took the notice and ordered for investigation.