A tragic road accident occurred in Odisha’s Ganjam district when two buses collided with each other, killing 10 people. Six individuals sustained injuries.
At least 10 people were killed and six others were injured when two buses collided with each other in Digapahandi area of Odisha’s Ganjam district.
The injured were taken to the MKCG Medical College and Hospital for medical treatment. The reason behind the accident is yet to be determined.
“Two buses collided in which 10 people died. The injured were immediately admitted to MKCG Medical College for treatment. An investigation into the case is underway. We are trying to provide all possible help to the injured,” Dibya Jyoti Parida, DM Ganjam was quoted by news agency ANI as saying.
“The OSRTC bus was traveling from Rayagada to Bhubaneswar, while the private bus was returning from Berhampur. The private bus was carrying people from a wedding ceremony from Khandadeuli village in the district”, said the police.
Meanwhile, Odisha government has announced Rs 30,000 for each injured person for treatment.