Mumbai, Jan 28 : At least three school children were killed and five other were severely injured on Monday when a Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) cylinder of a van in which school children were travelling exploded in Jogeshwari area of Mumbai.
According to police, the explosion that took place in Millat Nagar area of suburban Oshiwara killed three girl student on the spot.The three children, all girls, were killed on the spot.
"The children are from the Millat High School and had boarded the Omni van to go home. As the driver started the van, the CNG kit exploded killing the three girls instantly," they said. Some other children in the van were injured and taken to a nearby hospital, police added.