Five killed after bus collided with tractor in Mayurbhanj


Bhubaneswar: At least five persons were killed and five others sustained injuries in a road accident at Rairangpur in Mayurbhanj district on Tuesday.

The incident took place when a bus carrying 15 passengers collided head-on with a tractor at Kherana forest in Mayurbhanj district.

The bus was on the way to Rairangpur from Jashipur, said police.

Police and district administration officials rushed to the accident site for the rescue operation.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik declared exgratia of Rs 2 lakh to each of the deceased family.