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Seven kids, teacher killed as school bus falls into river

Last Updated: Monday, November 9, 2009 - 00:08

Ujjain: Seven school children and a teacher
were killed today when the bus in which they were travelling
fell off a bridge into the Shipra river near Mahidpur town in
the district, police said.

The children, belonging to Saraswati Shishu Mandir, were
returning to Taal from Ujjain after a picnic when the mishap
occurred around 10 PM, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ujjain
range Varun Kapoor said.

Nearly 27 children have been rescued and the injured
shifted to Mahidpur hospital, he said.

Senior police officers have reached the spot.

Bureau Report

First Published: Monday, November 9, 2009 - 00:08

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