Gujarat: Two children killed, several injured in bus accident

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Dang (Guj), Jul 7 (PTI) Two children were killed and several persons injured when a bus carrying 65 passengers jumped the protection wall on a highway and overturned in Gujarat's Dang district on Sunday, police said.

The accident occurred on a national highway around 2 km from the hill town of Saputara in the evening, an official said.

"Two children died after the bus with tourists jumped the protection wall and overturned around 5 pm," the official said.

The luxury bus was carrying tourists from Surat who had come to Saputara for a visit and were returning, he said.

Three passengers were undergoing treatment at a private hospital, and other injured persons were taken to a community health centre, the official said.

The bus jumped the protection wall while trying to overtake another vehicle on the highway, he said. PTI COR KA ARU