Two people were killed and 37 others were injured after a bus overturned in Odisha today.
The accident took place near the town of Kesinga in Kalahandi district, 392 km from Bhubaneswar. The bus had almost 50 passengers on board. Though there has been no official confirmation, reports suggest that the driver lost the control of the bus, allegedly due to over-speeding.
Soon after the accident, the injured ones were taken to different hospitals.
The fire and police personnel have started the rescue operations.
Earlier in the day, a similar road accident was reported from Andhra Pradesh where a school bus carrying 50 children fell into a culvert in Guntur district. Three students are reported to be critical. The driver of the bus, SK Tajuddinis, was reportedly drunk at the time of the accident. He is being questioned by the police.