At least nine children died and 24 others were injured in Bihar's Muzaffarpur after an out-of-control vehicle rammed into a school building.
— ANI (@ANI) February 24, 2018
CNN-News18 further reported that a speeding Mahindra Bolero rammed into the building after the classes at the school were over and the children were on their way home.
India Today further reported that the Bihar government has announced a compensation of Rs 4 lakh each to the family of the deceased children.
According to The Tribune, the injured children were rushed to the Sri Krishna Medical College and Hospital (SKMCH) at Muzaffarpur. "The injured children were taken to SKMCH and all assistance is being provided," the report quoted Muzaffarpur SSP Vivek Kumar as saying.
Further details are awaited.
Updated Date: Feb 24, 2018 15:41 PM