Some of the pupil of a private school in Akungba Akoko in Ondo State under the Akoko South West Local Government Area died while others maintained serious wounds after their school bus was catched by fire.
The awful incident which caused tension in the rural community, according to a witness report, the incident occurred at around 8am as parents and guidance ran helter-skelter when they heard about the fire incident.
According to a report, the pupil later died in his parents home after being saved from the incident.
Others pupils that endured severe pains were rushed to Ondo state general hospital, area of Iwaro Oka.
The witness explained that the driver of the school bus saw the fire after picking up the children from their residences and leading to school.
Ondo state Police spokesperson, Funmi Odunlami, validate the awful incident.
Police spokesperson, Odunlami asserted ” The victims are in state hospital, according to the information while one of them died in his parent’s resident