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Five killed in road mishap in Odisha

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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Pallahara (Angul), Jun 8:

Five persons including a doctor died and two others seriously injured when a Bolero jeep in which they were travelling, hit a stationary truck at Nuthurposhi Chhak under Pallahara block in Odisha’s Angul district in the early hours today.

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The deceased and the injured are the employees of Khamar hospital police said.

According to reports, these hospital employees had gone to Dhenkanal to attend a marriage ceremony on Sunday. However, on their return, the driver lost control of the vehicle which hit a stationary truck at Nuthurposhi Chhak killing five persons on the spot.

The incident took place at about 2 km from Khamar.

Following information, police rushed to the spot and admitted the two seriously injured persons to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.

The bodies of the deceased were later taken for post mortem.