Berhampur: One person killed and 20 others sustained injuries after the bus in which they were travelling skidded off the road near Taptapani ghat in Mohana in Ganjam district today. All the victims have been admitted at the MKCG Medical College.
Police said that the incident took place when around 30 people were returning from Chandiput in Gajapati district. The passengers hailing from Digapahandi area in Ganjam district have been to Gajapati for an engagement ceremony. The deceased has been identified as Raghua Gouda.
“The minibus lost its balance and skidded off the road. The fire brigade was immediately rushed to the spot for rescue operation. The injured were immediately shifted to MKCG Medical College,” said a police official.