Bhopal: At least eleven persons including five students were today killed when an auto rickshaw in which they were traveling collided with mini bus leaving five others injured near Biaora town on national highway in Rajgarh district of Madhya Pradesh.
According to Rajgarh Superintendent of police (SP), Himani Khanna told media persons, “As many as 11 persons, including four girls and a boy, were killed as a bus and an auto rickshaw collided, about 7 km from Rajgarh in evening.”
She further said the accident took place near Kishangarh culvert on the stretch between Rajgarh and Biaora on NH-12.
She further added that initial information was that the deceased included ten children.
Khanna said, the children were returning in the auto rickshaw after appearing for school exam from Rajgarh. The private mini bus, headed to Rajgarh, collided with the auto and overturned.
She said that injured persons were taken to nearby district hospital where two of them reported to be in serious condition.