Three schoolchildren were killed and nearly 15 others injured on Friday morning when their schoolbus collided with a truck in Punjab's Nawanshahr district, the police said.
The bus belonged to Saint Joseph's School in Nawanshahr town and was carrying the children to the school when the accident happened.
The bus collided with a truck coming from the opposite direction on the national highway crossing the town, some 100 kms from the state capital.
Three children were killed on the spot. The injured were rushed to the district hospital.
Doctors said that the conditions of at least five children were serious.
Police officials said the accident happened due to poor visibility in the foggy morning.