7 school children killed in collision between mini-bus and train in UP

Bhadoi : Seven children were killed and 12 others were injured when a school mini-bus collided with a train at an unmanned railway crossing in Auriya area of Sant Ravidas Nagar district here today.
Government Railway Police (GRP) sources here said that a mini-bus of Tenderheart Public school was carrying children to the school this morning when Allahabad city bound 55127 passenger train hit the bus at Meghipur unmanned railway crossing at around 0745 hrs.

Sources said the bus was carrying 19 students of which seven died on the spot while 12 were rushed to the hospital, where condition of 7 were stated to be critical.

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