Sullia, Mar 24, 2015: A 11 year old boy who was riding a bicycle was killed when a speeding KSRTC bus on way to Mangaluru from Madikeri knocked him down at Aramboor near here on March 23, Monday. Tragically the day also happened to be the birthday of the boy.
The deceased boy is Abu Tahir, son of Ahmed of Kallamutlu. It is learnt, the boy breathed his last while being rushed to the hospital. It is learnt, a happy Tahir had distributed chocolates to his classmates after exams that day and was on way to his married elder sister’s residence when tragedy struck. All the chocolates which he had with him were found scattered at the spot of the mishap.
Tahir was a class V student of Green View School and has left behind his three sisters and parents.