Three killed in road accident

Three persons were killed after being hit by a truck near Kujanga.

Updated: Mar 01, 2012, 17:10 PM IST

Paradip: Three persons were killed after being hit by a truck near Kujanga, about 20 km from here in Odisha`s Jagatsinghpur district, police said on Thursday.
The mishap took place on Cuttack-Paradip road when the three victims, aged around 22 years, were crossing the road
after making purchases from a shop last night.

Tension prevailed in the area after the accident as local residents staged a demonstration and blocked the Cuttack-Paradip road demanding adequate compensation to the families of the deceased and immediate steps to ensure road
safety.

PTI