4 killed, 8 injured in minibus accident

Berhampur: In a disconsolate road mishap, four persons were killed and eight critically injured as a minibus in which they were travelling lost control and overturned near Rajpur under Purushottampur police limits here on Wednesday.

According to sources, the incident took place at Badakharida village nearly six to seven kilometers away from Rajpur in the morning when the ill-fated bus was on its way to Purushottampur from Aska.

While two person died on the spot the eight injured persons were admitted to MKCG hospital in Berhampur. Till the last report came in two more persons died while undergoing treatment at the government-run hospital, the sources added.

Irate over the incident locals staged road blockade demanding compensation for the victims of the accident.

Meanwhile, police reached to spot and started investigation.