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Bovine crushes senior citizen to death

In a shocking, tragic incident, with strains of Kafkaesque imagery, an ox crushed an old man to death in Faridabad. The incident took place in Sector-16 market, when an ox crushed an old man of 65 to death near posh Sector 16 market on Sunday evening. HT reports.

india Updated: Sep 06, 2010 03:01 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times
Hindustantimes

In a shocking, tragic incident, with strains of Kafkaesque imagery, an ox crushed an old man to death in Faridabad.

The incident took place in Sector-16 market, when an ox crushed an old man of 65 to death near posh Sector 16 market on Sunday evening.

The incident occured around 6.30 pm on Sunday when one Tilak Raj, 65--a retired central government employee was walking on the road when suddenly an Ox hit him with his horns due to which he fell on the road.

Police said the furious Ox then crushed him under his feet. However, the onlookers and the police tried its best to save the old but all in vain.

The police party led by Incharge Sector 16 Police post Sanjeev Kumar rushed to the spot but the man had died by then.

"The staff of Municipal Corporation of Faridabad were also informed who controlled the Ox", Sanjeev Kumar, Incharge Police Post Sector 16 said.

He said that the old man was rushed to a private hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead.

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