School bus turns over in Uttar Pradesh, children rescued by passing BSF men

A police team and parents of the children reached the spot as soon as they got wind of the incident.

Published: 25th February 2017 02:33 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th February 2017 02:47 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

SAHARANPUR: At least a dozen students today suffered minor injuries after their school bus fell into a roadside ditch while overtaking another vehicle at Sarsawa area in the district.

The children were rescued from the overturned bus by a truck full of BSF jawans who were fortituously passing by at that moment, Additional Superintendent of Police Sanjay Singh said.

A police team and parents of the children reached the spot as soon as they got wind of the incident. There were 28 students on board when the accident occurred, he said, adding that the injured kids were taken to a primary health centre for treatment.

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