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3 killed as bus catches fire in Orissa

Three people are killed and 30 injured, four of them critically, after the tourist bus they are travelling in caught fire in Bhubaneswar.

india Updated: Jan 21, 2008 12:30 IST

Three people were killed and 30 injured, four of them critically, after the tourist bus they were travelling in caught fire in Bhubaneswar on Monday, police said.

The bus, carrying Hindu devotees from the neighbouring state of Madhya Pradesh, was coming to the state capital from the temple town of Puri, some 56 km from here, a senior district police official told IANS.

The incident occurred at around 9 am, the official said.

The critically injured passengers have been taken to Sriram Chandra Bhanja Medical College at Cuttack, he added.