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Pakistan school bus fire kills 16 children

At least 16 children and their teacher have been killed when their school bus caught fire in eastern Pakistan, police say.

At least seven more children were taken to hospital after the incident on the outskirts of the city of Gujrat.

It is not clear how the fire broke out. Early reports that a gas cylinder exploded have been discounted.

Richard Galpin reports.

  • 25 May 2013
  • From the section Asia
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