DHAKA: Eleven children have been killed in China when the van taking them to school crashed, Chinese state media have reported.
The children, aged between four and six years old, died when the van apparently plunged into a roadside pond in the southern province of Jiangxi.
Four children survived the accident, officials said, reports the BBC.
There has been a string of recent deadly road accidents involving children in China.
Many vehicles in rural parts of China are badly maintained.