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UP: 8 children killed as school van hit by train at unmanned crossing

The van of Tenderheart School carrying students up to 10 years of age was hit by Varanasi-Allahabad passenger train at gate number 26 between Katka and Madhosingh railway stations.

india Updated: Jul 25, 2016 10:52 IST
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The van of Tenderheart School carrying students up to 10 years of age was hit by Varanasi-Allahabad passenger train at gate number 26 between Katka and Madhosingh railway stations.
The van of Tenderheart School carrying students up to 10 years of age was hit by Varanasi-Allahabad passenger train at gate number 26 between Katka and Madhosingh railway stations.(ANI)

Eight children were killed and several others injured as their school van was hit by a train at an unmanned railway crossing in Auraiye area in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi district on Monday.

The van of Tenderheart School carrying students up to 10 years of age was hit by Varanasi-Allahabad passenger train at gate number 26 between Katka and Madhosingh railway stations, police said.

The injured have been referred to BHU hospital, police said, adding that the senior administrative and police officials were on the spot to monitor rescue operation.