Uttarakhand: Eight children killed as school van falls into gorge

PTIUpdated: Tuesday, August 06, 2019, 12:15 PM IST
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New Tehri: Eight children were killed and 10 injured Tuesday when their school van fell into a deep gorge in the district, officials said.

The incident occurred on the Pratap Nagar-Kangsali-Madan Negi motor road when the van was on its way to Madannegi, Tehri District Magistrate V Shanmugam said.

Two children escaped with minor injuries and the injured have been brought to the District Hospital Bauradi, he said. Rescue operations are underway, the DM said.

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