Udupi: In a tragic incident, a 5-year-old girl was crushed to death when she was run over by a private bus in front of Jamia Mosque near Shirva here on January 19.
The deceased has been identified as Fharin Taj (5), daughter of Shareen Taz, a native of Mysuru.
According to police, Shareen Taj along with Fharin came from Mysuru to her sister-in-laws house in Shirva. On January 19, Shareen, Fharin and her sister-in-law along with other family members were waiting for the bus to go to their relatives house in Moodubelle.
While Shareen went to inquire about the Karkala Bus timings with the conductor. Fharin suddenly ran away from Shareen and was run over by a moving bus. Safrin was rushed to the hospital but doctor pronounced her brought dead.
A case has been registered in Shirva Police station.