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Odisha Bus Carrying Returnees From Gujarat Meets With Accident

A bus named Shree Patel, carrying more than 50 migrants from Surat met with an accident today evening where one person was killed and another injured. The mishap took place in Kalinga Ghati in Kandhamal district. As per reports, the bus while passing the Kalinga ghati driver lost control, and the vehicle hit the roadside guard wall. The bus transporting Odisha migrants was en route to Ganjam district from Surat.

Official sources said police and Fire Service personnel from G Udayagiri, Phulbani and Raikia approached the spot and carried out rescue actions. Reports state that the critically wounded were admitted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital.

Till the filing of this report, out of 52 passengers travelling in the bus, 40 were rescued. The operation to rescue of others was underway and unreported.

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