Schools In Gurugram Closed After The Bus Attack
A day after a school bus was attacked in Gurgaon by a mob protesting the film "Padmaavat", many schools near Delhi are shut. At least four top schools in Gurgaon have announced a holiday for the rest of the week, saying they would not want to risk the lives of students. A mob threw rocks at the GD Goenka school bus on wednesday; window panes were smashed which was carrying children from classes 2 to 12 were in the bus, along with teachers in Gurgaon near Delhi on Wednesday afternoon. Teachers and students were seen on the space between the seats, ducking to take cover from the hail of stones. A teacher had her arms wrapped around a frightened girl. Showing remarkable presence of mind, the driver drove away from the attackers and maneuvered the bus to safety. The school bus was right behind a state-run bus that had been set on fire and wrecked by the mob. After the attack, the seats were filled with shards of glass.