Boy dies in hit-and-run accident in Mangistau region

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - A 9-year-old boy was killed in hit-and-run accident in a village in Mangistau region on Monday, local police say.

According to, the accident happened in Baskuduk village at 9:00 p.m. A driver of a PAZ bus knocked down the boy and fled the scene. The 9-year-old died at the scene right away.

The police detained the bus driver who turned out to be a national of Uzbekistan. He was taken under custody. The criminal investigation is underway.

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