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Football players, fans injured in road mishap


OST Bureau
Deogarh, Sep 15:
At least 44 persons comprising a village football team and its supporters were injured, five of them seriously, when the vehicle carrying them turned turtle in Deogarh district on Sunday, police said.
The team from Rengalbahal under Barkot police station and supporters was on its way to participate in a football tournament at Khajurikhomana when the vehicle skidded off the road near Kula on NH-49, Superintendent of Police, Deogarh, Satyajit Nayak said.
The vehicle was carrying 45 persons including the driver when the mishap occurred. Four of the five seriously injured were shifted to VSS Medical College and Hospital at Burla while others are being treated at the district headquarter hospital here, he said.