PURI, June 13 -- National spokesperson of BJP Dr Sambit Patra met Foreign Minister S Jayanankar on Wednesday and sought his assistance towards the deceased pilgrims of Puri and Khordha.

During pilgrimage to Nepal, one Bijay Kumar Jena of Puri and Charan Biswal of Khordha died in a severe road accident in Nepal when the bus carrying them was suddenly dashed by a speeding truck from rear.

While the bus skidded into a forest nearby, Bijay and Charan died on the spot with other two from Odisha sustaining severe injuries. The injured admitted into a Nepal hospital have been identified as Sheshadev Jena and Sarbeshwar Jena.

During meeting, Patra requested the MEA to assist the victim families in facilitating repatriation of the deceased person...