25 injured as tourist bus overturns in Jajpur

Jajpur: In a tragic accident, as many as 25 tourists were injured critically after a bus in which they were travelling lost control and overturned near Milapala area under Kuakhia police limits in the wee hours of Tuesday.

According to sources, the accident took place when the bus was on its way to Kashi from Andhra Pradesh with around 40 passengers in it.

The ill-fated bus lost its control and overturned near Milapala area injuring 25 persons. The injured have been admitted to a local hospital, sources said adding that 12 injured persons were later shifted to Cuttack as their condition deteriorated.

More details are awaited.