Uttar Pradesh : School van hit by train at railway crossing, 8 children dead


BHADOHI: The incident happened on Monday morning when a school van was carrying many children got hit by a train at railway crossing in Auraiye area.

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The van was carrying mostly students of 10 years of age.  It got hit by Varanasi-Allahabad passenger train at gate number 26 between Katka and Madhosingh Railway stations, police said.

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“The injured have been referred to BHU hospital”, police said.

Police also added that the DM and the SP were on the spot to monitor rescue operation.