Bus falls into gorge in MP; 5 school children dead

Last Updated: Sunday, December 25, 2011 - 11:59

Dhar (MP): Five school-children were killed
and 45 others were injured as a school-bus fell into a gorge
near the tourist town of Mandu, 33 km from here, Sunday morning.

The mishap took place at 5.30 am. The bus was carrying
students of Satyasiddhi Public School at Khachrod, who were
heading to Mandu for a visit, sub-divisional magistrate
Ravindra Choudhary said.

The bus had left Khachrod, in Ujjain district, last
night. Early this morning, driver lost control of the steering
wheel near Aalam Ka Darwaja and the bus fell into the gorge.

The injured have been rushed to the district hospital
here, while eight of the children, who were in serious
condition, were sent to Indore.


First Published: Sunday, December 25, 2011 - 11:59
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