Pedestrian run over by truck

DIMAPUR, JANUARY 25 (MExN): A pedestrian was run over by a truck on NH-29 stretch at 4th Mile, Saturday afternoon. Sources said the truck, loaded with goods, was proceeding towards Kohima when the incident occurred at around 12:30 pm. The victim, identified as one Bakaruddin (62 years), hailing from Lanka in Nagaon district, Assam, was a resident of Old Showuba, Dimapur. He died on the spot. The driver of the truck fled from the scene after the mishap occured, sources said.