An 11-year-old boy died and a teenager injured after part of a bus depot`s compound wall collapsed on them at Jawhar in Palghar district of Maharashtra, police said on Saturday. The incident occurred around 8.30 pm on Thursday, when a bus being moved in a reverse direction hit the wall, an official said. A video of the mishap has gone viral on social media.

“The driver was reversing the bus when it hit the compound wall of Jawhar depot, due to which a portion of the wall collapsed on those who were standing close to it. While an 11-year-old boy died, another boy aged 15 suffered injuries in the incident,” inspector Sudhir Sankhe of Jawhar police station said.

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The boys had come to Jawhar from Rajkot in Gujarat to meet their relatives, he said. The body of the deceased boy was sent to a government hospital for post-mortem, while the injured was undergoing treatment, he said, adding that no arrest has been made so far.

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