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17 students injured as school bus overturns in Himachal


Press Trust of India  |  Hamirpur (HP) 

Seventeen children were injured as a school bus overturned in Himachal Pradesh's Hamirpur district on Saturday, the police said.

The private bus was ferrying the students to their school when the accident occurred after its steering got locked, they said.

The injured children were taken to a local hospital for treatment where the condition of five of them remains critical, they added.

The police have registered a case and further investigation is on, a police officer said.

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

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First Published: Sat, January 19 2019. 19:05 IST