Close shave for 50 as bus catches fire

Dhenkanal: A passenger bus moving from Balangir to Bhubaneswar caught fire at Gundichapada in Dhenkanal after its tyre burst last night. More than 50 passengers had a close shave in the incident.

According to sources, the vehicle caught fire when its front tyre burst near Gundichapada. However, no casualties were reported as all the passengers on board got out of the bus safely.

Meanwhile, fire brigade rushed to the spot after being informed and doused the flames.