Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhanjanagar (Ganjam), Feb 15:
Three labourers were killed and six others seriously injured when a truck carrying cement bags and iron rods overturned near Banta village under Jagannathpur police station limits on Friday afternoon.
The deceased have been identified as Dilip Naik (42), Bipra Naik (48) and Narayan Naik (50).
According to reports, the truck belonging to Gram Vikash at Rudhapadar was on the way to Ranibhumi village with the goods when it overturned near Banta village under Khetamundali panchayat.
While three died on the spot, the villagers rushed the injured to Jagannathpur hospital from where they were shifted to Bhanjanagar hospital.
The three bodies were later sent for post mortem.