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Odisha: Two killed, 3 critical in truck-taxi collision   

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Angul: Two persons were killed and three others sustained grievous injuries after the taxi they were travelling in was collided with a speeding truck near Jarapada petrol pump in the district this afternoon.

The deceased have been identified as Ashok Prusty and Hemant Prusty.

Th incident took place when the taxi en-route to Bhilai in Chhattisgarh from Angul was hit by a speeding truck near Jarapada petrol pump. While Ashok Prusty and Hemant died on the spot, three other occupants, including a child were critically injured.

Locals rushed the critically-injured to a hospital at Jarapada and later shifted to Angul district headquarters hospital (DHH).

Meanwhile, police seized both the vehicles and launched an inquiry into the incident.