UP: 19 children injured as bus overturns



Ballia: As many as 19 children were injured when their school bus overturned and fell into a roadside ditch here Friday, police said.

The children, in the age group of 10 to 14 years, were on their way back home from school when one of the tyres of their bus got punctured and it overturned into a ditch on the Ballia-Mau road in Rasra area of the district, they said.

While five of the seriously injured were referred to the district hospital, the remaining were admitted to a local community health centre.

PTI