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Unfortunate: A boy injured in a road accident in Attur being taken to a private hospital in Salem on Thursday.
Unfortunate: A boy injured in a road accident in Attur being taken to a private hospital in Salem on Thursday.

Staff Reporter

SALEM: As many as 11 school children sustained injuries when the van in which they were travelling lost control and crashed into a roadside tree, near Attur, on Thursday.

The police said the van, belonging to a private school, was proceeding to the institution located at Valkaradu when the driver of the vehicle lost control over it, resulting in the accident

There were 20 students in the van at the time when the accident happened.

The injured were given first aid at the Attur Government Hospital.

They were later referred for further treatment to the Salem Government Medical College Hospital.

Condition stable

The condition of the injured was said to be improving after treatment.

A case has been registered in this connection.

Further investigations are being carried out in the case.

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