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Black Saturday for school students, 7 killed in road mishap

School bus accident near Solapur

The students were proceeding to Tuljapur for a school picnic when the bus collided head-on with another private bus heading for Solapur from Osmanabad

School bus accident near SolapurSolapur: Six students and their driver were killed when their bus collided head-on with another bus in Tuljapur tehsil in Osmanabad district of Maharashtra early this morning, police said.

Seven others were injured in the incident. The students were proceeding to Tuljapur for a school picnic when the bus collided head-on with another private bus heading for Solapur from Osmanabad, Rural Police, Osmanabad, told PTI.

All the victims hailed from Sandevade village in Karvir tehsil of Kolhapur district. The deceased were identified as Akshay Sattagund Patil, Walesh Khandu Kamte, Ganesh Madhav Kumbhar, Akash Rajendra Sirkhe, Suraj Babasaheb Patil, Pankaj M Kumbhar and Pratap Surve (bus driver). All the deceased students were in the age-group of 14-18.

PTI

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