3 school students killed, one critical as car runs over them in Odisha’s Sonepur

Sonepur: In a tragic incident, at least three school students died and another sustained critical injuries as a car ran over them at Saradhapalli in Binika area of Odisha’s Sonepur district, today.

According to reports, the four students of Class-VI of Saradhapalli Upper Primary School were standing near the gate of the educational institution when a speeding car dashed against the boundary wall and then ran over them.

While one of them died on the spot, three others were grievously injured and admitted to the Sonepur District Headquarters Hospital. However, two more succumbed to injuries during treatment at the hospital.

The deceased were identified as Subrat Bhoi (11), Rajesh Pera (10) and Raja Pera (10). The injured one, identified as Kapil Bhue (13), was undergoing treatment.

Tension ran high at the spot of accident as irate locals detained the driver of the car. On being informed, police reached the place and initiated an investigation.

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