First published: January 19, 2017, 10:40 AM IST | Updated: 2 mins ago
Lucknow: Fifteen school children have been killed and 40 others injured in a road accident in Etah district in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday morning.
The accident took place in Aliganj town when a private school bus collided head-on with a speeding truck.
Soon after the incident a rescue team along with the local people reached the spot and rushed the injured children to a nearby hospital.
According to police, eight children were killed on the spot, while rest declared dead in the hospital.