Eleven children were killed while many other suffered injuries after their school bus collided with a truck on Jalandhar-Nakodar road early this morning today.
Police officials said that the incident took place at around 8 am today when around 35 children were going to their Akal Academy school in Boparai Kalan. “The truck, which was carrying bricks, lost control and collided with the school bus head on near Jaheera village in Jalandhar district,” said the official.
The injured have been rushed to Nakodar hospital and they are undergoing treatment in the hospital. The driver of the bus also reported to have been killed in the accident and around 11 school children, who are reported to be under the age of 10, have also died. Meanwhile, the truck driver is absconding after the incident and police is trying to nab the absconding driver.