Bhubaneswar: Around 10 schoolchildren had a narrow escape after an auto-rickshaw carrying them collided with another auto near Bharatpur in Khandagiri area here today.
All the children, who are students of a private school here, sustained minor injuries in the accident and later admitted to hospital for treatment. The incident took place when the students were going to school in the auto this morning.
Angry over the incident, locals ransacked the auto and attempted to set it on fire. However, police reached the spot and pacified the locals.