Bhubaneswar: At least three tourist sustained injuries after they were rammed by a bus inside Lion Safari of Nandankanan Zoological Park today. The mishap occurred between 2:30 pm and 3 pm.
Out of the three injured persons, two are said to be critical with one of them being admitted in the ICU of a city-based private hospital.
All the injured persons are from Mahuria village in Khurda district.
According to reports, the safari bus ran into a group of visitors inside the zoo after the driver lost control of the vehicle due to suspected ‘technical glitch’.
Authorities of the Zoological Park rushed to the spot and rescued them by putting the bus back on the track.