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Etah: At least 10 children killed as bus collided with a lorry

News Agencies | Updated on: 11 February 2017, 5:46 IST

At least 10 children were killed when their school bus collided with a lorry near Asadpur village on 19 January.

The bus of J S Vidyaniketan was taking the students to school when it met with the accident, police said.

The victims were in the age group of 10-15 years.

Senior police officials have rushed to the spot.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the death of children in the mishap.

"Anguished by the tragic accident in UP's Etah district.

I share the pain of the bereaved families & condole passing away of young children," he said in a tweet.

"I pray that those injured in the accident in Etah recover at the earliest," he said.

-PTI

First published: 19 January 2017, 11:30 IST
 
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