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Student Killed Outside School

A Standard Four pupil of SK Santong, Paka was killed instantly when he was hit by a car near his school in Dungun, Terengganu on Tuesday morning.

10-year-old, Muhamad Syamil Harun from Kampung Santung was crossing the road and heading towards his school at the time of the tragedy.

In the 7.10 am incident, it is believed that a Proton Persona which was heading towards Paka failed to avoid the boy before ramming into him.

Syamil died on the spot due to severe head injuries.

Police said the remains have been sent to the Dungun Hospital for post mortem.

The case is being investigated for reckless driving.