Malkangiri, Mar 7: In a shocking road mishap, at least five Fire Services Department personnel were hurt after their van suffered an accident in Bonda Ghati area on Saturday.
The injured personnel have been identified as Manoj Kumar Sethi, Uma Shankar Nayak, Sarangadhar Hati and Prakash Chandra Nayak. All are staff of Kudumuluguma Fire Brigade office.
As per the report, a group of Fire Services personnel had been pressed into duty at the Mudulipada temporary helipad where Odisha Police DGP Abhay had to land to attend a programme to be held at Bonda Ghati BSF camp. Their vehicle skidded off the road and overturned en-route to the helipad.
All the injured were rushed to Khairput hospital post the accident and one of them was shifted to Malkangiri DHH due to critical condition.