Dhar (MP): Five school-children were killed
and 45 others injured when a school-bus fell into a gorge
near the tourist town of Mandu, 33 km from here, this morning.
"The mishap took place at 5.30 am. The bus was carrying
students of Satyasiddhi Public School, Khachrod and was
heading to Mandu," sub-divisional magistrate Ravindra
The bus had left Khachrod, in Ujjain district, last night
and fell into the gorge when the driver lost control on the
steering wheel near Aalam Ka Darwaja, he said.
The injured have been rushed to the district hospital
here, while eight of the children, who were in serious
condition, were sent to Indore, Choudhary said.