Salem: At least seven persons were killed on Saturday in a road accident in Salem district of Tamil Nadu. The incident happened during wee hours when a buss carrying 40 people collided with a parked truck near Mamangam. Also Read - Safety Masks For Rs 10? Tamil Nadu Prisoners Help in Overcoming The Shortage For Policemen And Public

Meanwhile, the rescue operation is underway and the injured have been rushed to nearby hospital. The identities of the deceased have not been ascertained yet. Also Read - Maharashtra Govt Mulls to Lift Curfew in Phased Manner After April 14 But Conditions Applied



Earlier in the day, 28 children of a private school received minor injuries after the bus in which they were travelling overturned in Bhandarej village in Rajasthan.



In another incident, the driver of the bus was killed and 30 passengers injured in an accident in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar. The bus was carrying a team of doctors from Mumbai’s Tata Cancer Hospital who were on their way to attend a conference in Aurangabad. The accident happened near Kedgaon bypass on Friday night.