Crime and Accident

17 children injured in accident

17 children injured in accident

Ghazipur: Seventeen school children were injured, three of them seriously, when a van carrying them collided with a truck in Jamaniya area of the district, police said today.

The children of Global Public School were on their way home after school yesterday when the accident took place near Talashpur petrol pump.

The injured children were aged between six and 14. The seriously injured children have been referred to a Varanasi hospital, the police said.

Both the driver and the helper of the van fled from the spot.