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3 killed after speeding bus runs over bikers

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bus accidentAthagarh: A road mishap at Abhimanpur Square under Badamba police limits in Cuttack district today, claimed the lives of three persons.

While one of the deceased hails from Sankhameli village, the rest two are from Tentulia village under Banki area.

The mishap took place this afternoon when the trio were busy gossiping, standing near a bike, parked near Abhimanpur Square. Driver of a speeding Athagarh bound passenger bus namely ‘Radha Madhav’, which was passing through the route, lost control over the wheels and mowed down the trio on the spot.

Tension erupted at the spot following the attack as the angry locals demanded arrest of the accused bus driver who managed to escape from the spot.

Badamba police and fire brigade team rushed to the spot after the incident and drew out the bodies stuck under the bus, after a Herculean effort.

A case has been lodged by police in the incident and investigation is on.