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Five students hurt as bus overturns in Delhi (Lead, superseding earlier story)

New Delhi, July 12 (Calcutta Tube) Five school students were injured Monday when the overcrowded mini-bus they were travelling in overturned in north Delhi, police said.

The accident occurred around 7.30 a.m. near the Wazirabad bridge when the driver of the privately run RTV (mini-bus) lost control while taking a U-turn. The students were on their way to school.

‘The bus overturned as it was overloaded. The five students were shifted to a hospital. They are out of danger,’ a police officer said.

The owner and the driver of the bus have been arrested, he said.

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