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Friday, September 25, 1998 Published at 20:45 GMT 21:45 UK


World: South Asia

School children die in mishap


At least nineteen people in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh died and many more were seriously injured when a bus crashed into a train.

The accident happened at an unmanned level crossing at Bothalapalem village in Nalgonda district.

Railway officials said the bus was carrying children to their school.

From the newsroom of the BBC World Service



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