total of 15 pupils of Hope of Tomorrow Academy in Akungba, Akoko South West Local Government suffered burnt injuries after the bus they were boarded to school was engulfed in flames.

It was gathered that the incident occurred around 8am on Tuesday.

One of the affected pupils was said to have died after being rushed home.

Witnesses said the driver of the bus was picking up the pupils from their various homes when fire gutted the bus.

Source: Osagie Otabor