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Etah Road Accident: 15 School Children Killed, 40 Injured in UP

First published: January 19, 2017, 10:40 AM IST | Updated: 2 mins ago

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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.