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Over 20 children killed in Burundi bus crash

About 130 students from Kigugu secondary school in Rutana province were on their way home from a visit to central Burundi when the truck they were travelling in flipped over.

world Updated: Apr 25, 2016 17:35 IST
AFP
Burundi bus crash,Kigugu secondary school,Rutana province
More than 20 schoolchildren and their supervisors were killed and scores more injured in a road accident in eastern Burundi overnight, a local official said on Monday.(File Photo)

More than 20 schoolchildren and their supervisors were killed and scores more injured in a road accident in eastern Burundi overnight, a local official said on Monday.

About 130 students from Kigugu secondary school in Rutana province were on their way home from a visit to central Burundi when the truck they were travelling in flipped over, local administrator Revocate Nibigira said.

First Published: Apr 25, 2016 17:35 IST