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Bus overturns in Gajapati; 20 injured

18/10/2019 at 9:50 AM

Bhubaneswar: As many as 20 persons were injured, some of them critically, as a bus, in which they were travelling, over turned at Guda gaon along the Maralaba Ghaati under the Mohana police limits in Gajapati district early this morning.

While some injured have been admitted to the Khajuripada hospital, the rest are undergoing treatment at Rayagada hospital. The condition of five of the injured is stated to be critical. 

According to the reports, the ill-fated bus named “Isapat Bus” carrying passengers was on its way from Bhubaneswar to Paralakhemundi when the driver lost control over it. Fire brigade personnel along with locals rescued the injured and rushed them to Khajuripada and Rayagada hospitals.

Police have reached the spot and started investigation. 

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