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Four children killed in bus accident in northern India

The injured were rushed to the nearest healthcare facility, said Ajay Singh, a local police officer

By REUTERS
April 03, 2024
Indian rescue personnel and volunteers stand amidst wreckage and victims after a bus accident. — AFP/File
Indian rescue personnel and volunteers stand amidst wreckage and victims after a bus accident. — AFP/File

LUCKNOW, India: Four children were killed and 12 injured when a school bus overturned in Barabanki district in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh, a police official told Reuters.

The injured were rushed to the nearest healthcare facility, said Ajay Singh, a local police officer.

Singh said the children were returning from a picnic at a zoo in state capital Lucknow and the accident occurred when the bus driver took measures to avoid colliding with a motorcyle rider. Further details on the bus and the incident were not immediately available.