Doctor run over by bus in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: A doctor was killed in a road accident near Chandrasekharpur in Bhubaneswar on Thursday morning.

The incident took place in front of the Chandrasekharpur petrol pump when medicine specialist Basant Rout was crossing the road. A bus coming from Patia area hit him from behind. Rout fell down and was grievously injured. Profusely bleeding Rout died on the spot before being shifted to hospital.

Meanwhile, tension prevailed in the area following the fatal accident after locals ransacked the bus and blocked the road. Driver and helper of the bus are absconding.

Police reached the spot and brought the situation under control. The bus was seized. Body of the doctor has been sent for post-mortem, police said.

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