Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Puri, Dec 14:

At least one person was killed and over 16 injured when a bus turned turtle near the wooden bridge at Malatipatapur on the outskirts of Odisha’s holy town Puri.


The injured have been shifted to the district headquarters hospital at Puri. The dead has been identified as the conductor of the ill-fated bus, reports said.

The ill-fated bus which was going to Karamala from Puri via Siruli Mahabir overturned on losing its balance near the wooden bridge, reports added.

Tension mounted in the area after the accident as agitated locals have set the ill-fated bus on fire.

Police which rushed to the spot on receiving reports of the incident too had to face the ire of the people, reports further added.