Keonjhar, March 14 (LocalWire): A bus, hired by a marriage party, was totally gutted in an abrupt fire and an unidentified person completely charred to death in Santarapur village on Wednesday late night.
Villagers said 28 people from Joda had come to attend a marriage party at Santarapur village about 45 kms from here in a private bus. After dinner, the driver returned to find the bus ablaze. Officials of Ghatagaon PS and fire brigade extinguished the fire and discovered the body of a 30-year-old man inside the bus.
Police suspect, the man must have been asleep when the bus caught fire. The reason for the fire could not be ascertained. IIC Ghatagaon, Bandana Patra said, ‘We are investigating the incident. The deceased is yet to be identified.’