Palanpur, Jan 26 (PTI) Six children and a woman constable riding a stunt motorcycle were Saturday injured when the two-wheeler slipped at a state-level Republic Day parade organised here.

The stunt-motorcycle slipped after it lost balance and hit a group of children in the 11-12 age group who were part of the audience, said Banaskantha Superintendent of Police Pradeep Sejul.

“Six children minor sustained injuries as also the rider, woman constable Rekha Gohil,” Sejul said.

The injured were taken to Palanpur civil hospital and Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, who was attending the function, rushed to the hospital along with state Chief Secretary J N Singh and Director General of Police Shivanand Jha, the SP said.

The function was organised at a ground near the city’s Rampura chowk.

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