Student killed, five others injured as bus falls into pond in AP’s Srikakulam

Srikakulam (Andhra Pradesh) [India] : One student was killed and five other students were injured after a school bus plunged into a roadside pond near Etcherla Mandal in Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh, on Wednesday.
Etcherla Mandal Sub-inspector Ramu told ANI that the school bus was travelling from Badevanipeta to Kongram village in Etcherla Mandal when it fell into the pond. The accident took place 3 kilometres from Badevanipeta village where one student was killed and five others were rescued with minor injuries, he informed.
He said, “The incident occurred due to a mechanical problem. The driver said the brake was not working. We have been looking into the matter and an investigation is underway.

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