Six children were killed and six other were wounded after an overloaded tractor-trolley overturned on the children playing on the roadside in Bihar’s Gopalganj district on Monday.
The bodies of the six children killed have been recovered, while the injured kids were admitted to a nearby hospital.
The accident occurred near Saraiya Narendra village when the vehicle carrying marble turned upside down on the children who were playing on the roadside while their goats were grazing, Barauli Police Station Officer-in-Charge Suman Mishra said.
All the children were aged between 8 and 15 years.
The tractor-trolley overturned after hitting potholes and the driver managed to escape from the spot after the accident, police said.