Private bus catches fire on BBSR-CTC road, narrow escape for passengers

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, May 27:

A private bus on its way from Bhubaneswar to Cuttack caught fire this afternoon after hitting a bike near Cuttack Sadar Police Station on NH-5 in Odisha.

Fortunately, no loss of life has been reported and the biker got a narrow escape with just minor injuries.

The private bus ‘Nisha’ has completely been gutted in the fire.

Police and fire personnel arrived at the spot on being informed about the incident and efforts were on to douse the fire.

However, the driver and helper of the vehicle have fled away the spot after the mishap, said police.

Cause of the fire mishap is yet to be ascertained.

More details awaited…

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