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25 passengers injured as truck hits bus in Mayurbhanj

4/04/2021 at 8:46 AM

Bisoi, April 4: As many as 25 passengers sustained injuries after a truck hit a bus near Bisoi area on National Highway-49 in the district today.

According to reports, around 60 persons were travelling in the passenger bus, ‘Dulhan’ when the speeding heavy vehicle hit the bus.

Soon, the local residents launched a rescue operation before informing to the local police.

Later, the police and fire department personnel reached the spot and rushed the victims to a nearby hospital.

The driver of the bus, Manoj Kumar Kisku and five passengers were shifted to Rairangpur sub-divisional hospital as their condition worsened.   

The bus was traveling to Suleipat from Baripada.

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