In a gory mishap, two persons were burnt to death after their bike was hit head-on by a speeding minibus on the national highway near here on Sunday. The minibus first hit the bike and dragged it for a while before hitting a road divider. Such was the impact, the bus immediately caught fire and passengers fled in panic but the two bikers beneath were caught in the fireball. Before people came to their rescue, the bus was engulfed in the fire. Both died on the spot.
Immediately hundreds of agitated locals gathered at the spot but police reached the spot and brought the situation under control after pacifying the angry people. The charred bodies were sent to MKCG Hospital for autopsy. The dead have been identified as Mitu Pradhan(32)of Chasakanamana village and Hadibandhu Majhi(30). The bikers, from Chasakanamana village, were going to Sitanagar ironically to break a death news.