Ghazipur, Jan 27 (PTI) A 10-year-old boy was killed while his sister sustained injuries when a truck rammed into their hut here, police said Sunday.

The accident took place in Kasera Pokhra village under the Zamania police station area late Friday night when the front wheel of the truck carrying sand exploded, they said.

The truck rammed into the hut killing the boy and injuring his sister, police added.

The deceased has been identified as Aman, Station House Officer Hemant Kumar Singh said.

The body has been sent for post-mortem, he said.

The hunt is on to trace the truck driver who fled the spot, the SHO said.

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