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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Oct 25:

Expressing grief over the loss of precious lives in the bus accident at Tukuda in Angul district today Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of the deceased.

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Besides, the Chief Minister also announced for free treatment to the injured.

At least four persons were killed and 36 others were injured in an accident when a private bus ‘Janhamamu’ skidded off a bridge near Tukuda, about 20 km away from Angul. The ill-fated bus was travelling from Angul to Athmallik when the accident occurred. The bus reportedly skidded off the bridge while trying to save a biker. The biker has been also killed in the accident.