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13 dead in school bus crash

March 4, 2013 at 12:43 AM   |   Comments

NEW DELHI, March 4 (UPI) -- A school bus and a brick-laden truck collided Monday in India's Punjab state, killing 12 of the students and the bus driver, police said.

Police said 10 more students in the bus were injured in the incident in Jallandhar district in the northern state, the Press Trust of India news agency reported. The extent of their injuries was not known.

The bus was taking the students to their private school when the collision occurred.

Details of the accident were not available.

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