Koraput: Two persons were critically injured while 40 others had a narrow escape after the bus in which they were travelling in, fell into a road side pond at Chandili near Kotpad in Koraput district on Monday morning.
The incident occurred when the bus driver lost control over the vehicle and the bus entered into the pond. Some locals and passerby helped the trapped passengers to come out of the water.
According to sources more than 40 passengers were traveling in the bus from Jeypore to Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh.
The injured persons have been admitted to the hospital for treatment. Sources in the hospital said the injured duo is in a critical condition.