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Nepal bus mishap: Another Odia tourist dies

21/06/2019 at 9:59 AM

Bhubaneswar: Another Odia tourist, who was travelling in the ill-fated bus that met with an accident in Nepal on June 10, died while undergoing treatment in a hospital this morning.

The deceased was identified as Karunakar Jena, a resident of Taraboi village under Delanga block in Puri district.

It may be noted that two Odia tourists had earlier been killed in the accident. They were Charan Biswal from Malipada in Khurda district and Bijay Kumar Jena of Jamuna village near Argul in Jatni.

As many as 60 pilgrims from Khurda and Puri were in the tourist bus. The shocking incident happened as a speeding truck hit the bus when it was stationery in Paurai forest area in Rautahat district on Janakpur-Kathmandu route.

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