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Truck hits band-party van; 2 killed, 10 hurt

Bhawanipatna: In a tragic accident, two persons were killed and 10 others sustained injuries, some of them critically, as a Pick Up van, in which they were travelling, was hit by a truck on National Highway at Kalopala in Kalahandi district during wee hours of Wednesday.

According to reports, all the deceased and injured were members of a music band party. While the deceased were yet to be identified, the injured have been admitted to the District Headquarters Hospital (DHH), Bhawanipatna.

The band party was returning to Jayapatna after attending a marriage procession at Junagarh when a speeding truck hit their van from behind. 

Locals and police personnel rescued all the injured and rushed to the hospital.

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