Cuttack: A bus carrying around 30 persons plunged from a bridge into the dry Mahanadi riverbed near Jagatpur in Cuttack district today evening.
The bus was on its way to Cuttack from Angul.
The accident occurred on the bridge when the bus hit a buffalo.
The rescue operation by police and fire personnel has already started.
Chief minister Naveen Patnaik expressed his anguish over the mishap and asked health minister Pratap Jena to rush the spot and sure treatment to injured.