Nagpur, India: Train-bus collision – lucky escape for 40 children

22 Jul

Forty children on their way home from school had a lucky escape when the bus on which they were travelling collided with a train on an unmanned level crossing at Gulshan Nagar, near Nagpur on July 18th, 2013. Witness reports say that the bus driver, who has absconded, saw the train and accelerated in an attempt to beat the train despite the shouted warnings from many of the children to stop and let the train go first. Two children received minor injuries.

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