MIAN CHANNU: As many as five children died when their van was hit by a train at Musa Virk Railway gate in Mian Channu, reported Wednesday, January 13, 2010.
According to News, the school van carrying schoolchildren was completely damaged and most of the children are seriously injured.
The Jafferabad Express coming from Quetta hit the school van standing at the Railway Crossing Gate near Musa Virk at 815am.
According to an eyewitness, the injured have been rushed to nearby hospital. The hospital sources told that most of the children are in dire condition.
According to Railway sources, there was no gate at the Railways crossing. Some other source said the fog also was the cause of the accident.
The bodies of five children were taken to Tehsil Headquarter. The deceased included Safdar, Tanveer, Shahbaz and Faisal.