Staff Reporter

HYDERABAD: A lorry crushed to death an engineering student and seriously wounded his classmate while they were waiting to catch a bus at Mahabubnagar crossroads in Chandrayangutta on Wednesday.

Mohd. Ghani Sharif and his classmate, Shahnawaz Ahmed, both aged 21 years and students of Noor Engineering College at Shadnagar, got down from the college bus at Mahabubnagar crossroads and walked up to the nearby bus-stop.

A lorry rammed into them while they were standing on the roadside. While Sharif was killed, Ahmed was injured grievously. The lorry driver fled the spot after the accident.

Woman murdered

A 50-year-old woman, Sharadamma, was found murdered on the roadside in HUDA Colony, Rajendranagar on Wednesday. The killers smashed her head with a boulder. The motive behind the murder was not yet known.

The body was lying half-a-kilometre away from her house.