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Sunday, October 24, 2021

Runaway bus driver kills Tahir student

By Ousman A Marong

An unidentified bus driver is reported to have run over a grade 12 student of Tahir Senior Secondary School in Soma killing her on the spot.

In clear hit-and-run case, the driver believed to be behind a bus knocked down 17-year-old Jai Gassama at about 8:30 PM when Jai was returning from school.

An eye witness said the victim has her pelvic bone broken in addition to a bleeding stomach.
The girl is believed to be from Jarra Toniataba.
She was laid to rest yesterday afternoon.

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