Over 40 school children injured in bus accident in Rajouri

Last Updated: Saturday, August 28, 2010 - 10:32

Jammu: Forty-three children were injured,
three of them seriously, when their school bus skidded off the
road and rolled down into a gorge in Nowshera area of Rajouri
district Saturday.

The bus, on way from Chingus to Nowshera, met with the
accident while negotiating a curve at Narian, about 80-kms
from here, around 0745 hours, police said.

43 children were injured in the accident, they said,
adding locals helped in the rescue operation and the children
were rushed to Nowshera sub-district hospital.

The condition of three school children is stated to be
serious. They are being brought to Government Medical College
Hospital here for specialised treatment, police said.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, August 28, 2010 - 10:32

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