Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Kendrapara, Dec 9:

At least two persons died and 20 others sustained injuries when a bus in which they were travelling fell into a gorge near Arjunpur in Patkura area of Odisha’s Kendrapara district today.


According to reports, a private bus ‘Raja’ carrying more than 30 passengers lost control and fell into a gorge near Arjunpur petrolpump while the vehicle was on the way to Korua from Cuttack.

While two passengers died in the accident, 20 others were injured, sources said.

The deceased were identified as Priyabrata Mahali (21) of Madhugaon and Kalia (22) of Nahalapur village.

The injured were admitted to Patkura hospital and four of them were later shifted to the district headquarters hospital as their condition deteriorated.