Ambala bus accident kills 12 school children

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 3, 2012 - 00:55

Ambala: Eleveen children on their way
to school were among 12 killed and 20 others injured when the bus
carrying them collided head-on with a truck amid heavy fog on
Saha-Shahabad road near here this morning.

Police said visibility was poor due to a thick blanket of
fog in the area and the two vehicles collided head-on.
The victims were in the age group of 5 to 8 years and
were students of Arjun Public School, a private school located
near Saha,

The injured have been taken to the Civil Hospital in
Ambala Cantt.
Senior officials of the Ambala district administration
have rushed to the accident spot to help in rescue and relief
measures.
Seven of those killed have been identified as Divya,
Rahul, Rishab, Raveesh, Pulkit, Harish and Anu.

PTI



First Published: Monday, January 2, 2012 - 12:47

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