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Seven kids, teacher killed as school bus falls into river

Seven school children and a teacher were killed when the bus in which they were travelling fell off a bridge into the Shipra river near Mahidpur town in the district, police said.

india Updated: Nov 09, 2009 00:43 IST

Seven school children and a teacher were killed on Sunday when the bus in which they were travelling fell off a bridge into the Shipra river near Mahidpur town in the district, police said.

The children, belonging to Saraswati Shishu Mandir, were returning to Taal from Ujjain after a picnic when the mishap occurred around 10 PM, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Ujjain range Varun Kapoor told PTI.

Nearly 27 children have been rescued and the injured shifted to Mahidpur hospital, he said.

Senior police officers have reached the spot.