Odisha: 1 Killed, Several Injured In Separate Road Mishaps


Rayagada/Bolangir: At least one person was killed while several others were injured in two separate road mishaps in Rayagada and Bolangir districts.

In a mishap that occurred in Munigaon under Bissamcuttack police limits in Rayagada district, one person was killed and seven others sustained critical injures after a bus they were travelling on toppled here.

The deceased has been identified as Ramesh Jena of Nayagarah district.

According to sources, the bus carrying over 50 passengers was heading towards Jeypore from Baramba when it toppled near the village in the wee hours of Saturday.

All the injured persons were rushed to Rayagada District Headquarters Hospital (DHH).

In another road mishap in Bolangir district, a bus, reportedly on the way to Bhubaneswar from Sunabeda carrying 40 passengers,  overturned on Titlagarh road near Ratakhandi injuring five passengers. The injured have been admitted to Santha Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital.

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