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18 Photos Show Students Taking Dangerous Routes to Get to School

India | Reuters | April 11, 2018, 2:34 pm
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 Schoolchildren ride on a makeshift raft to attend the opening of classes at a remote Casili Elementary School in Montalban, Philippines. (Image: Reuters)

Schoolchildren ride on a makeshift raft to attend the opening of classes at a remote Casili Elementary School in Montalban, Philippines. (Image: Reuters)

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 Kashmiri children cross a damaged footbridge built over a stream, on their way back home from school in Srinagar. (Image: Reuters)

Kashmiri children cross a damaged footbridge built over a stream, on their way back home from school in Srinagar. (Image: Reuters)

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 Schoolgirls walk across a plank on the walls of the 16th century Galle Fort in Sri Lanka. (Image: Reuters)

Schoolgirls walk across a plank on the walls of the 16th century Galle Fort in Sri Lanka. (Image: Reuters)

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 Students hold on to the side steel bars of a collapsed bridge as they cross a river to get to school in Indonesia's Banten village. (Image: Reuters)

Students hold on to the side steel bars of a collapsed bridge as they cross a river to get to school in Indonesia's Banten village. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man pushes a tub carrying children as he gets them back home after school in Duchang, Jiangxi Province, China. (Image: Reuters)

A man pushes a tub carrying children as he gets them back home after school in Duchang, Jiangxi Province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 A woman accompanies some students as they wade in the shallow part of a rocky beach to their school to attend the first day of classes in Sitio Kinabuksan, Kawag village, Manila. (Image: Reuters)

A woman accompanies some students as they wade in the shallow part of a rocky beach to their school to attend the first day of classes in Sitio Kinabuksan, Kawag village, Manila. (Image: Reuters)

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 Students walk near a Geiger counter, measuring a radiation level of 0.12 microsievert per hour, at Omika Elementary School, about 13 miles from the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, in Minamisoma, Japan. (Image: AP)

Students walk near a Geiger counter, measuring a radiation level of 0.12 microsievert per hour, at Omika Elementary School, about 13 miles from the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, in Minamisoma, Japan. (Image: AP)

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 Students wearing rubber boots use chairs as a make-shift bridge to get to a classroom at Sitio Tapayan elementary school in Taytay, Manila. (Image: Reuters)

Students wearing rubber boots use chairs as a make-shift bridge to get to a classroom at Sitio Tapayan elementary school in Taytay, Manila. (Image: Reuters)

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 Primary school boys carry their benches to an open area after their school was flooded due to heavy rains in Jammu. (Image: Reuters)

Primary school boys carry their benches to an open area after their school was flooded due to heavy rains in Jammu. (Image: Reuters)

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 School going students are dwarfed by power towers as they fight their way across an open field during a winter storm in Pickering, Canada. (Image: Reuters)

School going students are dwarfed by power towers as they fight their way across an open field during a winter storm in Pickering, Canada. (Image: Reuters)

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 Saudi children of the al-Fefi family walk up the stairs as they make their way to their schools through Fifa Mountain, in Saudi Arabia. (Image: Reuters)

Saudi children of the al-Fefi family walk up the stairs as they make their way to their schools through Fifa Mountain, in Saudi Arabia. (Image: Reuters)

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A student from "the cliff village" in Atule'er climbs newly-constructed steel ladders after school to go home for holidays, in Liangshan Sichuan province, China. The steel ladders which replaced the unsafe vine ladders shortened the time taken for the children to go home, from three hours to two. (Image: Reuters)

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 Students stand on the roof of a wooden boat as haze blankets the Musi River while they travel to school in Palembang, on Indonesia's Sumatra island. (Image: Reuters)

Students stand on the roof of a wooden boat as haze blankets the Musi River while they travel to school in Palembang, on Indonesia's Sumatra island. (Image: Reuters)

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 Xu Liangfan escorts students on a cliff path as they make their way to Banpo Primary School in Shengji county, Bijie city in Guizhou province, China. (Image: Reuters)

Xu Liangfan escorts students on a cliff path as they make their way to Banpo Primary School in Shengji county, Bijie city in Guizhou province, China. (Image: Reuters)

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 Students travel in a vehicle after attending school at Ibsheway el-Malaq village in Gharbia governorate, northeast of Cairo. (Image: Reuters)

Students travel in a vehicle after attending school at Ibsheway el-Malaq village in Gharbia governorate, northeast of Cairo. (Image: Reuters)

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 A man holds onto a rope as he takes school children on a makeshift raft across a river so that they can attend school in Paranaque city, Philippines. (Image: Reuters)

A man holds onto a rope as he takes school children on a makeshift raft across a river so that they can attend school in Paranaque city, Philippines. (Image: Reuters)

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 An Afghan schoolboy cycles past a soldier from the US Army's Able troop, in a village of Ahmadak, Baraki Barak district in Logar province. (Image: AP)

An Afghan schoolboy cycles past a soldier from the US Army's Able troop, in a village of Ahmadak, Baraki Barak district in Logar province. (Image: AP)

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 Students cycle through the haze-blanketed town of Sampit, in Indonesia's Central Kalimantan province. (Image: Reuters)

Students cycle through the haze-blanketed town of Sampit, in Indonesia's Central Kalimantan province. (Image: Reuters)