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2 killed, 15 hurt as bus overturns in Choudwar

21/01/2019 at 7:03 PM

Cuttack: At least two people were killed and 15 passengers injured after a private bus overturned near Kajalakana in Choudwar in Cuttack district today on National Highway-55.

As per reports, the private bus namely “Nilakantha” turned turtle while the driver of the vehicle lost control over the wheels while steering a curve. Notably, sand and chips and other materials are being dumped on the road for repair work of the stretch. It is suspected that it could have been a reason behind the mishap.

The bus was on its way to Angul from Cuttack.

Many passengers remained trapped inside the bus for a while after the mishap. The victims were later rescued by police and Fire Services personnel. They all were admitted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack.

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