26 children killed as speeding train hits school bus in Telangana

July 24, 2014 3:02 PM

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The death toll has touched 26 in the accident at an unmanned railway crossing at Medak in Telangana where a school bus collided with Nanded- Hyderabad express. According to DIG of Telangana, investigation is on to find out the cause of the accident though rail ministry has already blamed the bus driver for this tragic incident.

Background The accident took place on Thursday morning when the bus was crossing the roads at Masaipet village in Maharashtra. According to reports there were 40 children on board at the bus. A senior police officer told AFP, "11 students and the bus driver were killed", while a railway official s...

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