Bargarh, Feb 17: At least two persons were killed and 12 others sustained severe injuries after an auto-rickshaw carrying them overturned near Saranapalli Chhak under Bijepur police limits in Odisha’s Bargarh district on Wednesday.
As per reports, the incident occurred when the victims were returning to Ruhunia area under Sadar police limits in an auto-rickshaw after attending a marriage party in Bijepur.
While two persons died on the spot, 12 people were rescued in critical condition and rushed to Bargarh hospital. After primary treatment, they were shifted to Burla medical in Sambalpur district.
On being informed, the local police reached the spot and started an investigation into the matter.