Malkangiri: At least seven schoolchildren were critically injured after the auto-rickshaw carrying them turned turtle near Sanapokana gram panchayat office under Rairangpur Rural police station in Malkangiri district.
The auto turned turtle after a head-on collision with a motorcycle.
The incident took place when the children of Gorumahisani Model School were returning home in the auto-rickshaw. The auto driver was also injured in the mishap. At least nine students were travelling in the auto-rickshaw.
The injured have been rushed to hospital in Rairangpur for treatment.