School teacher dies, 12 students injured in accident: Phagwara, Jan 16- A government school teacher died while 12 students were injured, three of them seriously, when their bus rammed into a stationary truck at Goraya, ten kms from here, on National Highway 1 this morning, police said.
Goraya SHO Parminder Singh identified the deceased as Gurcharan Singh, an Art and Craft teacher of Government Senior Secondary School, Tungan in Sangrur district.
He said the other students, including 2-3 girls, sustained minor injuries and were provided first aid at nearby hospitals, including Bara Pind.
They sustained bruises and were discharged after first aid, said SHO.
Giving details of the accident, he said that a bus was carrying 47 students, including 28 boys and 19 girls, of Tungan school to Science City Kapurthala as part of an educational tour.