A 10-year-old girl was killed and a few other children were injured when a tipper lorry ran into a group of children at Pavittapuram near

Changaramkulam on Tuesday morning.

Noor Habeeba, daughter of Kaithavalappil Abbas, was returning home along with her friends after their madrasa class when the accident occurred.

Local people, who turned angry at the accident, destroyed the lorry.

The driver ran to safety. The injured children were admitted to a private hospital at Thrissur.

Habeeba was a class four student of M.S. English Medium School, Pavittapuram.