16 children in India rescued as van catches fire

16 children in India rescued as van catches fire

Jharkhand - The van was reportedly running without permission of the authorities.



By IANS

Published: Mon 16 Jul 2018, 1:15 PM

Last updated: Mon 16 Jul 2018, 3:25 PM

A major tragedy was averted in Godda in Jharkhand as a Maruti van carrying 16 school children caught fire on Monday, police said.

The children, from St Thomas School, were rescued hurriedly by people in the neighbourhood. 

The van was reportedly running without permission of the authorities and it was 20 years old, a police officer said.


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