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Ten school children killed in Rajasthan mishap

At least six school students were killed and 20 injured when their bus collided with a truck in Hanumangarh district Tuesday morning.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Jaipur
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2013 04:02 PM IST

Ten students were killed and over 15 injured, five of them seriously, when their school bus collided with a truck in Rajasthan’s Hanumangarh district today.

The incident occurred near Amarsingh Wala village when the bus was on its way to Saraswati school in Goluwala from Surawali with about 40 children, police said.

While seven children were killed on the spot, three succumbed to their injuries in a hospital.

The deceased were identified as Gagandeep, Amit, Sarita, Ayush, Amit, Sahil, Rajesh, Nakul, Manju and Lokesh, aged between 9 and 16 years, police said.

The bus driver is absconding.

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