Bhadrak, Feb 12: When the tragic memory of Ganjam bus tragedy which claimed 10 lives is fresh in the mind, another such tragedy has occurred on NH-16 near Barikpur here in which two persons have been killed and more than 45 have been injured on wee hours of Wednesday.
According to reports, the bus which was carrying pilgrims from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh to Puri rammed into a stationary paddy-laden truck parked on roadside.
The identity of the injured is yet to be known. All the injured were rushed to a local hospital. Later, seven of them were shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack after their condition deteriorated.