Sambalpur: Two persons were killed and three others sustained grievous injuries after the tractor in which they were travelling was hit by a bus on National Highway-55 in Sambalpur district today.
The deceased has been identified as Gaura Mandal and Prasad Mandal.
According to sources, the mishap occurred this morning when a private bus enroute to Sambalpur collided with the tractor near a bridge under Jujumura police limits on the NH-55.
Soon the victims were rescued and rushed to a nearby by hospital by the locals. On being informed police reached the spot and sent the bodies for post-mortem, added sources.