ISLAMABAD: A medical student was run over by the Metro Bus she was riding in on Friday on an under-repair portion of the track near Rehmanabad station in Rawalpindi. Police have arrested the driver and booked for manslaughter and rash driving.
A police officer said the bus’ side mirror struck a pole and shattered one of its windows. Nineteen-year-old Sumera fell out of the broken window and was run over by the bus’ rear tyre.
“There are reports that there was construction material lying on the track and the driver, who was unaware of this, had to hit the brakes immediately,” he added.