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Uttar Pradesh: 14 students injured in bus accident

Fourteen school children in Uttar Pradesh's Siddhartha Nagar on Monday were injured when the bus they were travelling in overturned. The incident occurred on a narrow crossing at Bahaouli area when the bus was on its way to a private school in Shohratgarh area.

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Uttar Pradesh Published on: February 17, 2020 18:52 IST
Uttar Pradesh: 14 students injured in bus accident
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Uttar Pradesh: 14 students injured in bus accident

Fourteen school children in Uttar Pradesh's Siddhartha Nagar on Monday were injured when the bus they were travelling in overturned. The incident occurred on a narrow crossing at Bahaouli area when the bus was on its way to a private school in Shohratgarh area. Siddhartha Nagar SP Vijay Dhull said that the bus was probably travelling at a high-speed due to which the driver lost control over the vehicle while negotiating a sharp turn.

Prem Sagar, the driver of the bus, managed to get off the vehicle and urged passersby for help after which the police were informed.

According to Dhull, Diwakar, a student of Class 6, sustained fractures, while others suffered minor bruises and cuts. Parents of all the students were informed about the incident, the officer said.

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