15 killed in Thailand accident

Bangkok, Feb 28: At least 15 people were killed and 45 injured Friday when a bus carrying school children and teachers collided with a truck in Thailand, a media report said.

The bus, going from Nakhon Ratchasima province to Pattaya city, hit the truck in Prachin Buri province, The Nation reported.

Public Health Minister Pradit Sintawanarong said 11 people died at the scene and four later. Twelve of the dead were children.

IANS