In a gruesome accident, as many as seven children along with the driver of a school van were killed.
The accident took place after a bus collided with the van in Madhya Pradesh’s Satna district.
The police officials probing the case said that at least eight others were injured in the accident.
All of the students belonged to Lucky Convent School in Birsinghpur in Satna district.
Police said that the personnel dispatched to Birsinghpur village by the Police Control Room arrived at a scene to screaming and crying children after the head-on collision.
On the mishap, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan tweeted his condolences to the families of the children.
Congress chief Rahul Gandhi also tweeted expressing his condolences.>