Konark: In a tragic incident, three were killed and 40 injured when a bus going towards Paradip from Astaranga overturned into a canal near Jiunti Chhak here this morning.
Driver and another staff of the bus 'HariOm' were among the three persons who died on the accident spot. The injured passengers were rushed to the Kakatpur hospital for treatment. However, 20 of them were later shifted to hospitals in Bhubaneswar as their conditions worsened.
According to some bus passengers, the mishap occurred at around 6.15 am today after the driver lost control of the bus running at a high speed causing the mishap.