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2 killed, 15 injured in road accident in Odisha

Press Trust of India  |  Bhadrak (Odisha) 

At least two persons were killed and 15 others injured when a bus carrying tourists from dashed against a truck in district on Sunday.

The accident happened when a bus to Puri from Barabanki in was trying to overtake a bamboo-laden truck near Charampa on 16, the Inspector-in-Charge of Town Police Station, Dillip Sahu, said.

While two persons, including the of the bus, died in the accident, around 15 others suffered injuries injuries, he said.

The injured were admitted to District Headquarters Hospital here, he added.

One of them was later shifted to and Hospital in Cuttack where his condition was stated to be critical, the said.

An investigation has been initiated, he said.

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First Published: Sun, October 07 2018. 14:55 IST