On way to school, Class-IV boy run over by tractor in Jajpur

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Jajpur: In a tragic incident, a Class-IV boy student was killed after being run over by a tractor near Kushabata under Bari police limits in Jajpur district on Friday.

The deceased has been identified as Shatrujit Jena (12) of Golakuntha village in Saikhand panchayat.

As per sources, the mishap occurred when Shatrujit was on his way to school on his bicycle. The driver of the tractor, engaged in repair work, lost control over its wheels and ran over him on the embankment over Brahmani River, killing the minor boy on the spot.

On being informed, police reached the spot and seized the body along with the vehicle. However, the tractor driver fled from the spot following the incident, sources said.

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