Pradeep Pattanayak

Two persons were killed and eight others were injured after the bus they were travelling in collided with a stationary Hyva truck near Chandiposh in Sundargarh district late on Sunday night.

While the identities of the deceased and injured persons are yet to be ascertained, five of the injured persons are stated to be critical.

According to a source, the passenger bus was heading from Bhubaneswar to Rourkela on Sunday night. As the bus was nearing Chandiposh, it rammed into a Hyva truck parked by the roadside.

The injured persons were immediately rescued and rushed to Rourkela government hospital. Of the injured ones, two were shifted to JP Hospital for better treatment.

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(Reported by Ranjit Choudhury, OTV)