Published On: Thu, Jan 16th, 2014
Published in Category: District News

Seventeen children die as dumper hits school van in Nawabshah

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NAWABSHAH: At least seventeen children died while twelve others injured as school van overturned here on Wednesday. According to police, a truck collided with a school bus on Qazi Ahmed Link Road, killing 17 children while injuring 25 others.

The Edhi sources said the school bus was dropping kids to their home when the accident occurred. The dead and the injured were shifted to nearby hospital while an investigation is underway.

Meanwhile, emergency has been declared in all hospitals of the district. Around 18 children were reportedly in the bus at the time of the accident.