LAHORE - A schoolboy was killed when a truck turned turtle after hitting an open manhole in the area of Rang Mahal and hit him, police sources reported on Friday.
Fahad, said to be a ninth grader, was working with his father Muhammad Ali who was a truck driver.
While he was helping his father reverse the truck near Papra Mandi, the rare wheel of truck got stuck in an open manhole and turned turtle. The boy got crushed under the truck, the sources added. The resident of Rawalpindi died on the spot.
Rescuers reached the spot and managed to pull out the body after removing the truck. Police handed over the body to the father after following the formal procedure.