Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik introduced a grant of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of the deceased.
Bhubaneswar: In Odisha's Ganjam district on Sunday, a bus full of passengers was hit by naked electrical wires, killing no less than 9 individuals within the bus and injuring one other 25 passengers. This info was given by the police. The accident occurred close to Nandrajpur beneath Golanthara police space in Ganjam district. Expressing grief over the incident, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik introduced a grant of Rs 2 lakh to every of the kin of the deceased.
According to the assertion launched from the Chief Minister's Office, free remedy of the injured has additionally been introduced. <! –
All the passengers had been going to attend an engagement ceremony. On the way in which, the bus hit the 11 kW energy transmission line.
Odisha: At least 6 individuals useless and round 40 passengers injured after the bus they had been travelling in caught fireplace after coming involved with 11 KV reside electrical wire in Ganjam district, Brahmapur. Injured individuals have been despatched to MKCG Medical College and Hospital. pic.twitter.com/MFB6YsOIqN
– ANI (@ANI) February 9, 2020
Local individuals, police and fireplace service personnel later took the passengers out of the bus.
Behrampur Superintendent of Police Pinak Mishra stated that the injured have been admitted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital.
Traffic Minister Padmanabha Behera stated that investigation into the incident will likely be performed and motion will likely be taken accordingly.
Union minister expressed grief
Union ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Sarangi have mourned the deaths on this accident and have requested the state authorities to conduct an in depth investigation into the incident.
Odisha Congress President Niranjan Patnaik additionally expressed remorse over the bus-power accident and expressed condolences to the households of the victims. He wished the injured to get better quickly.