9 Children Killed, 10 Hurt As School Van Falls Into Gorge In Uttarakhand

"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.

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9 Children Killed, 10 Hurt As School Van Falls Into Gorge In Uttarakhand

Eight children killed, 10 injured when their school van fell in gorge (Representational image)


New Tehri, Uttarakhand: 

Night children were killed and 10 injured this morning when their school van fell into a deep gorge in the Tehri Garhwal 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. Rest of the injured were taken to the District Hospital. Rescue operations are underway," he further said.



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