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6 schoolchildren, driver injured in accident on JK highway

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

A van carrying schoolchildren collided with another vehicle on the Jammu-National Highway today, injuring six students and the driver of the van.

The incident occurred around 7:45 AM in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir. The van carrying students of KV school, Chenani, from Batote collided head-on with another vehicle at Bagu Nallah in Batote, a police officer said.


The injured driver, Mushtaq Ahmed, and the students were rushed to Community Health Centre Batote for treatment, he added.

The children were given first-aid and handed over to their parents. The driver has been shifted to GMC hospital in Jammu for further treatment.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 12:28 IST
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