Dhenkanal (23/01/2023): At least two women passengers were killed while 30 others sustained injuries after a tourist bus fell off a bridge near Panchubati under Sadar police limits in Dhenkanal district on Monday.
The deceased have been identified as Renubala Jena and Bijayalakshmi Swain of Ichhapur village in Kendrapara district.
All the injured were rushed to the district headquarters hospital.
Later, 15 of them were shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack after their condition deteriorated.
The bus named Nilamadhab carrying 43 passengers fell into a canal after breaking the bridge railing.
The passengers had gone for a tour to Balangir and Sambalpur from Ichhapur village in Kendrapara district.