Sangrur: As many as four children were charred to death after a school van in which they were travelling caught fire on Longowal-Sidsamachar road in Sangrur in Punjab today.
Police said that the eight children were safely taken out by people working nearby fields and four children were charred to death. The children were going back home from the school when the van caught fire.
The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained. A total of 12 students were inside the school van when the incident took place.