5 killed, 10 injured in bus accident Berhampur, Odisha

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Berhampur, Nov 4:

In a tragic accident, five people have been killed while more than 10 passengers have been seriously injured after a mini bus carrying them turned turtle near Rajpur in Berhampur, Odisha today.

Berhampur minibus accident

The minibus in which they were travelling lost control and overturned near Rajpur under Purushottampur police station on Wednesday.

The bus was  carrying  30-40 passengers from Aska to Purushottampur when six to seven kilometres further from the Rajpur the driver lost control and the bus turned over, according reports.

Two persons died on the spot while 10 other injured have been admitted to MKCG hospital in Berhampur.

Three more persons have died while undergoing treatment at the government-run hospital, according to reports.

Angry locals had blocked the road demanding compensation for the victims of the accident and prevent buses from overspeeding.

Police have reached the spot and started an investigation.


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