Bus carrying Odia migrants meets with accident in Kandhamal, 3 critical

Bhubaneswar: A bus which was carrying Odia migrants collided head-on with a truck leaving three persons critical in Kandhamal district on Tuesday.

According to reports, 47 Odia migrants along with others came in a Shramik Special Train from Goa on Monday. After reaching Bhawanipatna railway station they took a bus to Berhampur.

While going towards Berhampur, their bus had a head-on collision with a truck near Athabadi village under Tumudibandha Block of the district.

Drivers of the bus and the truck along with a Odia migrant were injured in the accident.

On being informed about the accident, local police rushed into the spot and carried out rescue operation.

The injured persons have been admitted to the district headquarters hospital in Phulbani in a critical condition.

This is not the first time that a bus ferrying Odia migrants met with accident. Earlier, at least seven such accidents had taken place ever since the Odisha government allowed permission for the return of the stranded migrants from other states. While tree persons were reportedly killed several others were injured in those accidents.

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