13 school children die in bus accident as it hits a train

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The Hush Post: Thirteen school going kids were killed and eight injured after a a school bus collided with a train in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar district. The children studied at Divine Public School. Apart from the 13 killed, seven are seriously injured and admitted to the hospital. The driver of the bus also died on the spot.

The incident happened at an unmanned railway crossing in Kushinagar.

The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath expressed his condolences on the mishap and asked the District Administration to provide all material and medical aid to the victims.

He immediately announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 Lakh to the kin of those who died. An inquiry into the cause of the accident has been ordered.

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