According to a new report submitted by the World Bank Group and UNICEF, India is home to over 30 percent of almost 385 million children living in extreme poverty. It is the highest percentage rate in South Asia.
"The youngest children are the most at risk with more than 1/5th of children under the age of five in the developing world living in extremely poor households." says the report.
Amritsar, New Delhi : At least six children died and ten were injured after a school bus fell into a canal in Muhawa village near Amritsar in Punjab on Tuesday. The incident took place at 1 pm.
According to reports, police said the driver of the bus, carrying 50 children, mostly from kindergarten, lost control of the vehicle. The driver of the bus of DAV school lost control of the vehicle said police.
Search operations in process for finding other children. More details are awaited.