Two dead and about two dozen injured during Rath Yatra in Odisha-Gujarat, 40 injured in bus collision in Karnataka

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A 28-year-old man died of electrocution due to an electrocution during the Rath Yatra festival in Odysha’s Balasore district. The incident happened on Friday as they pulled the cart. Police gave this information. The incident takes place in the village of Gudikhal Math, in the Basta police station area, when people were celebrating the festival.

Eight people were electrocuted after coming into contact with iron-soaked iron plates after touching an 11-volt cable on top of the car, police said. When they were taken to the local primary health center, one of them was pronounced dead. Devotees pulled the cart to the end of the road which was a short distance from the site.

A photojournalist dies in an accident
Senior photojournalist Ashok Panda (57) died Friday in a car accident. The incident took place when he was on his way to Puri to cover Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra.

Police said the accident happened at 5am near Satsankha on the Bhubaneswar-Puri road. The Panda’s motorcycle collided with a culvert on the side of the road. The inspector in charge of the capital’s police station, Girija Shankar Chakraborty, said Panda was immediately taken to Sakhigopal Hospital. From there he was taken to Bhubaneswar Capital Hospital, where doctors declared Panda dead.

Panda, a Baisingha resident in Mayurbhanj, was the chief staff photographer for a Odia newspaper. Odisha Governor Ganeshilal, Prime Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan expressed their grief over Panda’s death.

The roof of the cabin collapses on the Rath Yatra route in Gujarat
About a dozen people watching Lord Jagannath’s 145th Rath Yatra sitting on the roof of a wooden hut were injured when the roof suddenly collapsed. State Interior Minister Harsh Sanghvi, who was involved in the Rath Yatra, arrived.

The accident took place in the evening when the Rath Yatra was passing through the narrow roads of Shahpur area of ​​the old city. Here between 10 and 15 people sitting with children on the roof of a small wooden hut were enjoying the Rath Yatra. Suddenly the roof fell off and these people got hurt.

The video of this accident has also gone viral on social media. In it, Harsh Sanghvi is seen consoling a boy and a girl who have been separated from their family.

Two buses collided head-on in Karnataka
More than 40 passengers were injured on Friday when two buses collided head-on in Karnataka’s Shivamogga district.

According to police, there was a collision between a Karnataka State Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus and a private bus near the village of Lakkinakoppa. The corporation bus went from Sringeri to Shivamogga while the private bus went to Koppa. Police have reported that the injured have been admitted to hospital, including the drivers of the two buses.

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A 28-year-old man died of electrocution due to an electrocution during the Rath Yatra festival in Odysha’s Balasore district. The incident happened on Friday as they pulled the cart. Police gave this information. The incident takes place in the village of Gudikhal Math, in the Basta police station area, when people were celebrating the festival.

Eight people were electrocuted after coming into contact with iron-soaked iron plates after touching an 11-volt cable on top of the car, police said. When they were taken to the local primary health center, one of them was pronounced dead. Devotees pulled the cart to the end of the road which was a short distance from the site.

A photojournalist dies in an accident

Senior photojournalist Ashok Panda (57) died Friday in a car accident. The incident took place when he was on his way to Puri to cover Lord Jagannath’s Rath Yatra.

Police said the accident happened at 5am near Satsankha on the Bhubaneswar-Puri road. The Panda’s motorcycle collided with a culvert on the side of the road. The inspector in charge of the capital’s police station, Girija Shankar Chakraborty, said Panda was immediately taken to Sakhigopal Hospital. From there he was taken to Bhubaneswar Capital Hospital, where doctors declared Panda dead.

Panda, a Baisingha resident in Mayurbhanj, was the chief staff photographer for a Odia newspaper. Odisha Governor Ganeshilal, Prime Minister Naveen Patnaik and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan expressed their grief over Panda’s death.

The roof of the cabin collapses on the Rath Yatra route in Gujarat

About a dozen people watching Lord Jagannath’s 145th Rath Yatra sitting on the roof of a wooden hut were injured when the roof suddenly collapsed. State Interior Minister Harsh Sanghvi, who was involved in the Rath Yatra, arrived.

The accident took place in the evening when the Rath Yatra was passing through the narrow roads of Shahpur area of ​​the old city. Here between 10 and 15 people sitting with children on the roof of a small wooden hut were enjoying the Rath Yatra. Suddenly the roof fell off and these people got hurt.

The video of this accident has also gone viral on social media. In it, Harsh Sanghvi is seen consoling a boy and a girl who have been separated from their family.

Two buses collided head-on in Karnataka

More than 40 passengers were injured on Friday when two buses collided head-on in Karnataka’s Shivamogga district.

According to police, there was a collision between a Karnataka State Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus and a private bus near the village of Lakkinakoppa. The corporation bus went from Sringeri to Shivamogga while the private bus went to Koppa. Police have reported that the injured have been admitted to hospital, including the drivers of the two buses.

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