Child left alone in school bus, dies

August 5th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Aug 5 (IANS) A three-year-old girl died of heat stroke in China as the driver and teacher didn’t notice she was still on the school bus and locked it up.

The driver and a teacher have been detained in Anqing city after the girl, Zhu Yan, died after being locked in the school bus for eight hours.

The girl didn’t get off the school bus Tuesday morning after the bus reached the kindergarten.

The teacher and driver didn’t notice her and locked the vehicle unintentionally, reported Shanghai Daily citing Oriental Morning Post.

Zhu had passed out by the time she was found at the end of school hours. She was taken to a hospital where she died.

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