The Indian Herald

The Indian Herald

January 21, 2009

Ten schoolchildren killed in mishap in Rajasthan

Ten schoolchildren and a teacher died when a truck hit a tempo that was carrying the kids in Barmer district of Rajasthan on Tuesday evening.

The children were returning home after the school was over. The tempo carrying the students of Dayanand Saraswati Higher Secondary School was hit near Ramji Ka Gol at 5pm.

The 'trailer' truck coming from Gujarat hit the tempo, causing the death of 10 children and a teacher. Ten other children were seriously injured. The police officers had rushed to the spot of accident.

The injured kids were admitted to the hospital. The officials feared that the toll may rise as many kids had recieved injuries in the mishap. The Barmer police have seized the truck.

TIH Bureau

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