3 killed as school bus skids off Chandahandi Ghati in Nabarangpur

Bhubaneswar: At least three persons were killed and ten others sustained critical injuries after a school bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Odisha’s Nabarangpur district on Sunday.

The incident took place near Chandahandi in Jharigaon block of Nabarangpur district.

The deceased have been identified as Lalit Mohan Patnaik, a retired teacher, and Niranjan Nayak and Rina Nayak, both teachers of Sri Aurobindo Integral Education Centre.

The bus carrying teachers and students from Raighar, Nabarangpur, Umerkote and Jharigaon was on its way to Chandahandi when the mishap took place.

The injured persons have been shifted to a nearby hospital.