Mrunal Manmay Dash

As many as 29 passengers were injured after a bus collided with a tanker near Heerapur square on Bolangir-Bargarh National Highway 26 on Friday night. 

All the injured were taken to Loisingha hospital for treatment. However, five of them were later shifted to Bhima Bhoi Medical College and Hospital in Bolangir after their condition deteriorated.

Reports said the private bus named Kumudini was en route Bargarh from Bolangir when it rear-ended the tanker on the road.