Bhadrak: At least two people were killed while several others sustained critical injuries after the bus they were travelling in collided with a paddy-laden truck near Bhadrak in the early hours on Wednesday.
According to sources, a tourist bus carrying around 50 pilgrims from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh on a was en route to Puri when it collided with a paddy-laden truck near Bhadrak. As a result, two persons were killed on the spot, several others suffered injuries.
According to reports, the bus was carrying the pilgrims from Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh on a ‘Char Dham’ Yatra.
On being informed, police reached the spot and rescued the injured persons to the nearby hospital. At least five to six passengers, who have sustained multiple injuries, have been reportedly undergoing treatment at SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.