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Rajasthan: School bus collides with truck in Hanumangarh; 12 killed, several injured

Jaipur, PTI | Updated : 30 July 2013, 12:31 PM

Twelve students were killed and over 15 injured, five of them seriously, when their school bus collided with a truck in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district on Tuesday.

The incident occurred near Amarsingh Wala village when the bus was on its way to Saraswati School in Goluwala from Surawali with about 40 children, police said.

While seven children were killed on the spot, three succumbed to injuries in a hospital.

The deceased were identified as Gagandeep, Amit, Sarita, Ayush, Amit, Sahil, Rajesh, Nakul, Manju and Lokesh, aged between 9 and 16 years, police said.

The bus driver is absconding.

First Published: Tuesday, July 30, 2013 10:23 AM
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