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17 Children Dead in Pakistan School Bus Accidental Blast

A faulty gas cylinder exploded on a school bus in eastern Pakistan Saturday, killing at least 17 children.

A police officer in the city of Gujrat said the 17 victims burned to death when their bus caught fire in the blast. He said several other children were injured and hospitalized.

Gujrat is about 200 kilometers southeast of the capital, Islamabad.

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