9 children dead as school van falls into gorge in Uttarakhand's Tehri Garhwal district

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UTTARAKHAND: Nine children died and 10 were injured when a school van fell into a deep gorge in Uttarakhand's Tehri Garhwal district on Tuesday morning.


The children are from the Kangsali village and aged between 4 to 13 years.

“Nine school children and 10 were injured. The children who received serious injuries have been brought to the district hospital”, Tehri District Magistrate V Shanmugam said.

According to the report, the accident occurred on the Pratap Nagar-Kangsali-Madan Negi road near Lambgaon when the van was on way to the Angels International School.

 

With inputs from PTI

 

 

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