Two persons, including a 12-year-old Beliaghata school-goer, were killed and 10 others were injured in a spate of road accidents in Kolkata and surburbs on Thursday.
The worst was in Barasat. At 4.30 pm an auto – headed to Nasirhat from Haroa – overturned trying to dodge a speeding bike. shankhadeep, baiday (12), who was returning along with his parents, were critically injured. Shankhadeep, however, could not survive the impact. Dinabandhu mondal (52) also lost his life in the accident.
A mob damaged three autos and set another on fire. Police, RAF and combat force rushed to control the situation. In another incident at Bijoygarh, a pool car carrying five south Kolkata school-goers – all aged between 10 to 15 – was hit by a car. The driver of the car was held.
In another accident, a doctor, Khalek mollah (36), was injured when his bike was hit by a car near Shirish More in New Town.