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Thursday, Aug 22, 2019

Narrow escape for students as school bus overturns in Ropar

According to bus driver Nirmal Singh, he was driving to the school on Grewal-Majri Jattan road when a scooter came in front of the bus and in an attempt to save it, he lost control on the bus, and overturned.

cities Updated: Aug 14, 2019 11:15 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, Rupnagar
Students of ST Carmel School, Katli, had a narrow escape after their school bus overturned near Majri Jattan village near Rupnagar.
Students of ST Carmel School, Katli, had a narrow escape after their school bus overturned near Majri Jattan village near Rupnagar.(ANI Photo/ Representative image)
         

More than two dozen students of St Carmel School, Katli, had a narrow escape after their school bus overturned in the paddy fields near Majri Jattan village, around four kilometres from Rupnagar, on Tuesday morning.

According to bus driver Nirmal Singh, he was driving to the school on Grewal-Majri Jattan road when a scooter came in front of the bus and in an attempt to save it, he lost control on the bus, and overturned.

Police said all students are safe and only a few of them sustained minor bruises. The students were evacuated by breaking the windowpanes.

First Published: Aug 14, 2019 01:00 IST

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