Telangana accident unfortunate: Railway Minister

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 12:49

New Delhi: Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda Thursday termed as unfortunate the death of people in Telangana when a train rammed into a school bus at an unmanned railway crossing.

It is "quite an unfortunate incident," Gowda said in the Lok Sabha.

The minister also said he would make a statement on the accident later in the day.
Twelve people, including 11 children, were killed and 16 others seriously injured after a train rammed into a school bus at an unmanned railway crossing at Chegunta in Telangana`s Medak district.

"11 students and the bus driver were killed while 16 children were grievously injured in the accident at the unmanned railway crossing," DIG N Suryanaarayana said.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 12:49

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