Baripada, Jan 24: Six people were killed and many others sustained severe injuries after a Yatra troup truck overturned at Dwarasuni Ghat near Bangiriposhi in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district on Wednesday.
Efforts are currently underway to rescue individuals who are reportedly trapped under a truck. The deceased victims have not been identified yet, and those injured in the incident have been taken to Bangiriposi Hospital for medical treatment.
The Jatra troupe, en route from Rairangpur Basangi to Baripada, faced the tragic incident when the driver lost control of the vehicle while navigating a turn at Dwarasuni Ghat.
Upon receiving information about the accident, both police and fire services personnel promptly arrived at the scene to initiate rescue operations. The police are actively investigating the details surrounding the incident.