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Odisha: 3 poll personnel killed, 25 injured as bus overturns in Nabarangpur

The incident happened at Sorispadar village near Mokia in Papadahandi block around 7.30 pm on Friday.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Published on: February 19, 2022 10:30 IST
Odisha: 3 poll personnel killed, 25 injured as bus
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Odisha: 3 poll personnel killed, 25 injured as bus overturns in Nabarangpur

Highlights

  • 3 village guards on panchayat election duty killed, 25 others injured as bus overturns
  • The incident happened at Sorispadar village near Mokia in Papadahandi block, Odisha
  • Bus with 45 village guards was on way to Kosagumuda block for deployment in for 3rd phase of polling

Three village guards on panchayat election duty were killed and 25 others injured when their bus overturned in Odisha's Nabarangpur district, police said on Saturday.

The incident happened at Sorispadar village near Mokia in Papadahandi block around 7.30 pm on Friday, they said.

The bus with 45 village guards or Gram Rakhis were on the way to Kosagumuda block for deployment in the third phase of polling on February 20, police said.

Three people died at the spot, while the injured persons were admitted to the district hospital, they said.

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