8 Vasco students injured in Sawantwadi

Eight tuition students from Vasco were reportedly injured in a road accident near Goa border at Sawantwadi on Saturday.
According to a source, the eight students including four girls were taken on a picnic on the pretext of attending tuitions.
It is further informed that the students met with an accident near the Goa border and were administered first aid at the site. They were later admitted in a hospital in Vasco. The source said the students of Std 9 and 10 used to attend tuitions on Saturday night and Sunday and would return home on Sunday evening.
When contacted, a parent refused to divulge details in the incident but added that the parents were aware of the picnic. [H]