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Posted at: Feb 24, 2018, 2:58 PM; last updated: Feb 24, 2018, 10:37 PM (IST)

9 Bihar kids die as vehicle goes out of control, enters school

9 Bihar kids die as vehicle goes out of control, enters school
People gather around the vehicle that was involved in a road accident in Muzaffarpur on Saturday. PTI

Jitendra Shrivastava

Tribune News Service

Patna, February 24

Nine schoolchildren were killed and around 20 others injured as a vehicle went out of control and entered the school premises in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district on Saturday.

The injured were rushed to Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) at Muzaffarpur.

Muzaffarpur SSP Vivek Kumar confirmed nine deaths. “The injured children were taken to SKMCH and all assistance is being provided.”

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The incident occurred on National Highway-57 near Jhapaha falling under Ahiapur police station, around 100 km from here.

The Muzaffarpur district administration is yet to reach the spot.

Meanwhile, locals blocked NH-57 demanding compensation to the deceased.

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