Saturday, May 25, 2013

Pakistan: Gas Blast On School Bus Kills 17

Seventeen children in eastern Pakistan have been killed after a gas cylinder exploded on a bus taking them to school.

Police officer Mohammed Rasheed said seven children were also injured in the blast on the outskirts of the city of Gujrat.

"This is a very sad incident. According to our information, at least 17 children were burned to death," he said.