Baripada, Apr 4 (PTI) Five persons, including two women, were killed and 15 others injured when a bus collided with a tractor near Dalki forest in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha today.
The mishap took place when the bus on its way from Rairangpur to Jashipur collided with the tractor on Rairangpur-Jashipur road near the forest, Sub-divisional Police Officer of Rairangpur, Mohanpani Karua, said.
The vehicle overturned under the impact of the collision, the police said.
Locals from nearby villages rescued the injured with the help of the police and rushed them to Rairangpur hospital.
Efforts were on to identify the deceased.
The driver of the tractor was among those killed, the SDPO said.
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