MALAPPURAM: A school student died after the school bus in which the girl was traveling banged against a tree. 11 others inside the bus got injured. The dead has been identified as Malappuram Ithilparambu native Ameer’s daughter Sithara Jasmine (13).
The bus belonged to Malappuram Government Girls high school and the mishap occurred after the bus had a brake failure. The bus that lost control came to a grinding halt after it went and hit the tree near the gate forcefully.
The incident happened at around 4:30 pm. The injured students were admitted to a nearby private hospital.