Hisar: 22 injured as school bus loses control, hits tree
22 people were injured including 19 school children, a teacher, a driver and the bus conductor after their bus hit a tree on Hisar-Shivani road on Tuesday.
“At around 11 am, 40 children from a private school were on their way for a school picnic when their bus driver lost control and struck the vehicle against the tree at village Bhedria near Sardar Police station,” Sardar Police station police official from.
All the injured including the bus driver were transported to various private and government hospitals here in Hisar where they are receiving treatment for their injuries.
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Even as the Ludhiana municipal corporation celebrated the seventh anniversary of the Smart City Mission on Saturday (June 25), multiple major projects which have been taken up under it have been marred by delays and controversies. The Smart City Mission was launched by the Union government in 2015 and Ludhiana was selected under it in 2016.
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