Bus hits tree in Kandhamal; 1 killed, many injured

Kandhamal: In a tragic incident, a person was killed and many others sustained injuries as a bus carrying them hit a roadside tree at Dalabali Ghati near Baliguda in Kandhamal district this morning.

While the identity of the deceased was yet to be established, the injured have been shifted from a local hospital to the Baliguda hospital and are undergoing treatment there now. 

According to reports, the bus was carrying about 60 passengers when the driver lost control over it. However, the reason behind the driver losing control over the bus was not yet known.

Police have seized the bus and started investigation, reports said.

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