Mrunal Manmay Dash

Baripada: At least 25 passengers were injured after a private bus overturned near Hatibari under Rairangpur rural police limits on Thursday.

Sources said as many as ten passengers have suffered critical injuries during the mishap.

After getting information about the mishap, local fire department dispatched its teams who along with the locals rescued the passengers trapped inside the wrecked vehicle. All the injured passengers have been shifted to Rairangpur Hospital.

As per reports, the bus was carrying more than 50 passengers to Baripada from Rairangpur when the vehicle lost control and veered off the road before overturning into a roadside field.

(Edited By Suryakant Jena)