Two girls were seriously injured when two masked motorcycle-borne men threw acid on the school students when they were returning home after their examinations, a police official said.
The incident took place in the jurisdiction of Gadasarai police station here.
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The victims, students of Class XI of a local school, had been admitted in the district hospital in a serious condition with burn injuries to their hands and faces, Sub Divisional Officer of Police (SDOP) Bhagat Singh Gothria said.
He said a manhunt had been mounted for the motorcycle-borne men.
Officials quoting eyewitnesses said the attackers had also covered their bike's number plate.