Balasore: At least six persons
were killed and four injured when a jeep in which they were
travelling rammed into a truck on National Highway-5 near
Bhagia, 50 km from here today.
The jeep was carrying about ten people from Udala and
Kaptipada in Mayurbhanj district to Puri, Sub-divisional
Police Officer (SDPO) (Balasore Sadar), Kailash Parida said.
While five persons died on the spot, another succumbed
to injuries at Bhadrak hospital.
The injured were admitted to Bhadrakh hospital and two
of them with serious injuries were shifted to SCB Medical
Five of the deceased were identified as S Panda (50),
her husband N Panda (58), Hrusikesh Parida (19), Jasbant Tendi
(20), Manoranjan Behera (25).