School children make a narrow escape after school bus loses control and nearly falls into gorge

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35 students of Saraswati Vidya Mandir Devalthal alongwith bus driver and cleaner had a narrow escape after their school bus lost control on a hill bend and swung mid air over a deep gorge. While allowing for passing the vehicle coming from the front of the bus bringing the children to school the driver lost control of the vehicle. A child was injured More...

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