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Reversing BEST bus crushes woman to death in Mumbai’s Kurla

The woman, a bank employee, was passing between the buses when one began reversing and pinned her to a stationary bus.

mumbai Updated: Jun 22, 2018 19:37 IST
Press Trust of India, Mumbai
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The woman was at a BEST bus station in central Mumbai’s Kurla.(HT FIle Photo)

A 22-year-old woman was on Friday killed after a BEST bus that was reversing pinned her against a stationary one at Kurla in central Mumbai, police said.

“Amrin Saba Murtija Shaikh was passing between two BEST buses, one of which was stationary. One of the buses, while reversing, pinned her against the stationary one, grievously injuring her in the process,” a police official said.

Shaikh, a bank employee, was rushed to Bhabha hospital nearby but died during treatment, the official added.

The incident happened at around 9:30am at a BEST bus depot close to Kurla railway station, the official informed.

A case has been registered and the driver of the bus that was reversing has been detained, he added.

First Published: Jun 22, 2018 19:36 IST