Bus skids off road near Kamakhyanagar; no casualties

Dhenkanal: 70 passengers escaped with minor injuries as the bus in which they were travelling skidded off the road after being hit by another bus near Katumunda in Kamakhyanagar on late Friday night.

According to reports, both the buses were on their way to Rourkela from Bhubaneswar when the mishap occurred near Kamakhyanagar.

Following the accident, police and locals launched a massive operation and rescued the passengers of both the buses.

The passengers, who have sustained injuries in the accident, have been admitted to Talcher and Parjang hospitals and their condition is said to be stable.