6 school children, driver injured in accident in Batote

JAMMU:  A van carrying schoolchildren collided with another vehicle on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway today, injuring six students and the driver of the van.

The incident occurred around 7:45 AM in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir. The van carrying students of KV school, Chenani, from Batote collided head-on with another vehicle at Bagu Nallah in Batote, a police officer said.

The injured driver, Mushtaq Ahmed, and the students were rushed to Community Health Centre Batote for treatment, he added.

The children were given first-aid and handed over to their parents. The driver has been shifted to GMC hospital in Jammu for further treatment. 

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