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Two killed as truck hits school van

Last Updated: Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 13:13

Lucknow: A student and the driver of a school van were killed while seven students were injured when a truck rammed into their vehicle in Uttar Pradesh`s Kanpur district on Saturday, police said.

The accident took place in Chaubeypur town when the speeding truck ploughed into the van carrying students of a private school, Saraswati Gyan Mandir.

The 15-year-old student Alok Kumar, and the driver, identified as Pappu, 35, died on the spot.

"All the injured students are being treated at a hospital, where the condition of three-four students is stated to be critical," police Inspector AP Singh told reporters in Kanpur, some 80 km from Lucknow.

The truck`s driver is absconding.


First Published: Saturday, November 5, 2011 - 13:13

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