New Delhi, Jan 25: A student was dragged out of school bus and kidnapped by two unidentified men in Shreshtha Vihar area on Thursday morning. The bike-borne assailants stopped the bus and shot at driver before taking the student away. The driver is critically injured and taken to a nearby hospital.Also Read - Breaking: Delhi Engineer Farhan Gone Missing in Lonavala Forest Found Dead

The nursery student was studying in Vivekananda school. Around 25 children were on the bus when the kidnappers stopped it at Dilshad Garden. The incident happened around 8 AM near IBHAS hospital. Eyewitnesses said the men were on a black bike and fled towards UP with the child. Also Read - Enjoy Free Rides On DTC's E-Buses For 3 Days From Today In Delhi

The abduction bid came at a time when security has been tightened ahead of Republic Day celebration on January 26. Further details are awaited. Also Read - Haryanvi Singer, Reported Missing For 12 Days, Found Buried Near Highway in Rohtak: Police