Balasore: Truck hits Bus ferrying migrants from Kerala to WB

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Balasore: A bus carrying migrants meets with accident on NH 60 near Basta in Balasore district adding the incident to the list of road mishaps in Odisha.

The accident occurred at around 7:30 am today.

According to sources, the bus was reportedly ferrying nearly 40 migrants from Kerala to Murshidabad in West Bengal when a truck hit the vehicle from the rear.

Following the accident, at least seven persons were critically injured.

On being informed local police reached the spot and rescued the passengers.

The injured were admitted to Basta hospital Basta Community Health Centre (CHC) here, sources said.

Local administration has begun necessary transport arrangements to send back the migrants to West Bengal.

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