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One Killed, 17 Students Injured in School Van-Tanker Collision in Delhi

The school van was carrying children from two schools in Keshavpuram, they said, adding that drivers of both the vehicles were detained.

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Updated:April 26, 2018, 3:22 PM IST
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One Killed, 17 Students Injured in School Van-Tanker Collision in Delhi
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New Delhi: A seven-year-old girl died and 17 students were injured after a milk-tanker rammed into a school van this morning near Kanhaiya Nagar metro station in northwest Delhi, police said.

The school van was carrying children from two schools in Keshavpuram, they said, adding that drivers of both the vehicles were detained.

The deceased was identified as Garima and the injured children are being treated at different hospitals, police said.

Four of the children are admitted in the ICU of the Sushruta Trauma Centre. One of them has suffered stomach injury and is being operated while three others have suffered head injuries and shoulder fractures.

Six other students are admitted in the Lok Nayak hospital. "They are undergoing investigations currently. They have received multiple fractures," saaid Dr J C Passey, medical director of Lok Nayak hospital.

Other injured students were undergoing treatment at the Deep Chand Bandhu hospital.

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