Eight children killed as school van falls into gorge in U'khandPTI | New Tehri | Updated: 06-08-2019 10:52 IST | Created: 06-08-2019 10:48 IST
Eight children were killed and 10 injured Tuesday when their school van fell into a deep gorge in the district, officials said. The incident occurred on the Pratap Nagar-Kangsali-Madan Negi motor road when the van was on its way to Madannegi, Tehri District Magistrate V Shanmugam said. Two children escaped with minor injuries and the injured have been brought to the District Hospital Bauradi, he said. Rescue operations are underway, the DM said.