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Girl, 4, killed by her school bus in freak accident



A Muslim couple in the Ashanti Regional town of Sawaba, is in grief after their four-year-old daughter died on the spot after she was run over by her school bus Wednesday.

The incident occurred at approximately 6:30 am when the deceased, Aisha Abdul Aziz and her seven-year-old brother had converged at a usual point near their home to be bused to school.

She reportedly tripped and fell while crossing the road and got trapped under the bus, witnesses had told

The deceased was confirmed dead by officers who arrived at the scene.

The suspect driver was immediately handed over to the police at Asokore Mampong to assist with investigations.

Asokore Mampong District Commander, DSP Jibril Bala, said management of Happy Royals Academy, the school the deceased attended, has also been invited for questioning.

“For now we are still investigating. Dockets will be forwarded to the Attorney General for advise”, the Police Chief explained.

The school bus with registration number AS 6088 E has since been impounded by the police.

Correspondent, Jonathan Ofori, however, reports that the body of the deceased has been buried according to Islamic tradition.

Father of the deceased 37-year-old Abdul Aziz Muktar said he is devastated by the loss.

“I am saddened. But what can I do. I leave everything to God for now”, he sobbed.


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