A 5-years-old boy, identified as F.D., passed away after he was hit by a police vehicle in the Kurdish predominant province of Diyarbakir on Dec 29.

The 1habervar.com online news portal reported that a minibus carrying plainclothes police officers crashed F.D. near Seyrantepe intersection late Friday.

The boy was taken to the emergency room at the Dicle University hospital where he later died.

F.D. was buried in Diyarbakir’s Sur district.