New Delhi: Two students sustained critical injuries in an explosion in a school building in Asaka of Ganjam district of Odisha on Saturday. Also Read - Experts Rule Out Transmission of Coronavirus Through Water After Bodies Found Dumped in Ganga, Yamuna
The incident took place around 10 AM inside Magura Upper Primary School when the students were going to have their mid-day meal. According to reports, two students, Raja Naik of Class 7 and Chandan Swain of Class 8 had gone to the toilet before their mid-day meal where they noticed a strange unidentified object that suddenly blew up. Also Read - Karnataka: Vaccination For 18 To 44 Age Group Temporarily Suspended From May 14
The victims were immediately taken to the Aska Community Health Centre in a critical condition and later shifted to Berhampur MKCG Medical College and Hospital. Also Read - Bodies Floating, Covid Crisis: Anupam Kher Says Govt Responsible For Worsening Situation in India
The exact reason behind the explosion is still unclear. Senior police officials are conducting a probe into the matter. More details awaited.