Bus Crash Kills 15 Schoolchildren In India

At least 15 schoolchildren have been killed, and a further 45 injured, following a bus crash, in northern India.

At least 15 Indian children have been killed and 45 others injured after a school bus they were travelling in collided with a truck in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.

The crash happened on Thursday morning in Etah, around 265km (164 miles) from the state’s capital, Lucknow.

A senior police officer told the BBC that 14 students “were in a critical condition”.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was “anguished by the tragic accident”.

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