Five killed, 16 injured as school van collides with bus in UP

Badaun, Oct 30 (UNI) Five persons, including four children, were killed and 16 students injured when a school van collided with a school bus in Usawan area of Badaun district in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, a senior officer said here.

District Magistrate Manoj Kumar said the accident took place near Naviganj village when the van of SRPAC English Medium School collided head-on with the bus of Satyadev Inter College.

“Four children, including Khushi (6), Parul (9), Harshit (9), and driver Omendra (28) were killed,” he said.

Kumar said that the injured have been admitted to the government medical college and the district hospital, where the condition of six students was stated to be serious.

“According to the eye witnesses ignoring the norms, the van was carrying 20 students. An inquiry is being conducted into the cause of the incident,” the DM said.

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