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17 injured as bus falls into a canal in Orrisa

At least 17 people, including five women hurt as the bus carrying them plunged into a canal on the outskirts of the city.

india Updated: Dec 29, 2006 21:27 IST

At least 17 people, including five women, were injured, when the bus carrying them plunged into a canal on the outskirts of the city on Friday.

The Bhingarpur-bound bus from Bhubaneswar was carrying over 40 passengers when its driver lost control of the vehicle while avoiding collision with a motorcycle, police said.

First Published: Dec 29, 2006 21:27 IST