Indian children die as train hits school bus

Source:  www.bbc.com

Five children have been killed and 13 others injured when a school bus was hit by a train in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, officials say.

The accident happened at an unmanned level crossing in Mau district.

The passenger train rammed into the bus, dragging it down the track. Early reports said 25 people were injured.

There are nearly 15,000 unmanned crossings on Indian railways and hundreds of people are killed on these crossings every year. More info

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