April 28, 2018

INDIA: 13 Children Were killed On Thursday Morning (April 26) After A Train Hit A School Bus In Uttar Pradesh. 😦😟

Kushinagar accident: Unstitched bodies of 13 children returned to parents after post-mortem

The Times of India Published on Apr 28, 2018: At least 13 innocent students were killed when a speeding train crashed into their school van at an unmanned rail crossing in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar. For the parents of the deceased, the trauma is far from being over. Shockingly, the Kushinagar District Hospital authorities have done something which has left the grieving families completely stunned and shocked. They have returned the bodies of the children ‘unstitched’. This comes after the hospital was visited by Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath himself.

The Strait Times, Singapore
written by Reuters staff
Thursday April 26, 2018

MUMBAI - Thirteen children were killed on Thursday (April 26) when a school van collided with a train at an unmanned railway crossing in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, a police official said.

Eight children were injured and taken hospital, said the official, adding there were 22 children in the vehicle.

The accident took place early in the morning when the children were on their way to school.

The van collided with the Siwan-Gorakhpur Passenger Train, but the cause of accident is not yet known, the police official said.

This is the second major accident involving school children in a little over two weeks.

At least 24 children and three adults were killed when a school bus plunged off a mountain road in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh on April 9.

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