More than 19 students of Indira National School suffer injuries at educational trip

Sakal Times
Friday, 15 December 2017

Pune: Over 19 students studying in the sixth standard of Indira National School, who had gone on an education trip, suffered injuries after a trolley in which the students were travelling toppled at a farm 'Hidden Oasis' near Garade Dharan at Garade village on the Kondwa-Saswad Road on Friday afternoon. 

Pune: Over 19 students studying in the sixth standard of Indira National School, who had gone on an education trip, suffered injuries after a trolley in which the students were travelling toppled at a farm 'Hidden Oasis' near Garade Dharan at Garade village on the Kondwa-Saswad Road on Friday afternoon. 

As per information given by Raji Thomas, an authority of the school, around 45 students had gone for the one-day tour at 'Hidden Oasis.' "The students were on a field trip inside the farm and were in a trolley attached to a tractor. While the tractor was taking a curve it toppled along with the trolley, which was occupied by 19 students," added Thomas. 

The injured students were then rushed to Poona Hospital after the incident. 

Dr Parimal Chaudhary of Poona Hospital, who is treating the students, said that except six students, all others have been discharged from the hospital. "Of the six students admitted, three are in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and three are in general ward. The three students undergoing treatment at ICU have suffered head injuries," added Chaudhary. 

Thomas said that the students were taken in two batches for a ride in a bullock cart and a tractor, as a part of agriculture tourism when the incident took place. Hidden Oasis could not be contacted after multiple attempts. 

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