5 Killed, 9 Injured As Pickup Van Turns Turtle In Mayurbhanj

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Mayurbhanj: In a most gruesome incident, five persons were killed and eight others sustained injuries when a pickup van in which they were commuting overturned near Udala in Mayurbhanj district today morning.

The mishap occurred at Damasahi Chhak under Udala police limits when the victims, all daily wage earners were on their way to Jaida village for agricultural work. Suddenly the driver of the van lost control and the four-wheeler turned turtle.

While three labourers died on the spot, two other critically injured persons breathed their last at the Udala Sub-Divisional Hospital while undergoing treatment. Nine others got seriously injured in the accident.

The injured have been admitted to Udala Sub-divisional hospital, sources said, adding that condition of one critical.

Only two deceased labourers have been identified as Rina Singh and Laxmi Singh. Identification of rest of the workers is yet to be ascertained.

 

 

 

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