Bhadrak: Two persons were killed and several others were injured in a road mishap after the bus they were travelling in collided head-on with a truck at Bant Chhak on NH-16 in Bhadrak district.
According to sources, at around 3 am on Friday the bus carrying the 50 passengers of Urs festival from Dhamnagar collided head-on with a truck at Banta Chhak.
While two passengers died on the spot, over 30 others sustained injuries.
On receiving information, the fire services personnel rescued the victims from the ill-fated bus.
The injured were admitted to Bhadrak District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) for treatment. Later, six others were shifted to the SCB Hospital while another person has been admitted to Balasore DHH as their health condition deteriorated, sources said.