Student dies after being hit by Sindh University bus on campus

A final-year physics student was hit by university bus at SU's Zero Point


Z Ali February 16, 2017
A final-year-student of Physics Department was hit by a university bus at the Zero Point location. STOCK IMAGE

HYDERABAD: A female student of Sindh University, Jamshoro, succumbed to injuries hours after she was hit by a varsity bus on campus on Thursday.

Shaista Memon, a final-year-student of the physics department, was hit by a bus privately hired by the university at the university’s Zero Point location.

She was rushed to Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences (LUMHS) Jamshoro where she underwent a surgery but could not survive.

Female student found dead in Sindh University hostel

The family members of the victims and students of Sindh University are staging a sit-in outside LUMHS where they are protest against the transport management of the university.

This is a second road accident in Sindh University within one week. On February 8, a computer science student, Jahanzeb Arain, fell from the gate of a varsity bus and was run over by the vehicle's rear tyre.

The academia has time and again expressed concern over the bad state of transport service in the university.

Speeding: Four killed as minibus overturns

In the same university, a female student was also found dead in her hostel room on January 1. Her body was found hanging from a ceiling fan, however, the police later maintained that she had committed suicide.

She was blackmailed by a man, according to the police officials, who was later arrested.

Earlier this month in Karachi also, at least four people, mostly students, were killed and around a dozen others were injured when a minibus overturned near Baitul Mukarram Masjid on main University Road on February 9, apparently due to over-speeding.

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