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5 School Students Killed After Being Run Over By Truck In Bhadrak

Balasore: In a tragic incident, at least five students were killed while six others suffered critical injuries after they were run over by a speeding truck near Rahanja on NH-16 in Bhadrak on Thursday.The incident occurred at around 4 pm when the students were returning from the school, reports said.As the school is located close to the National Highway, the students reportedly cross the busy junction by risking their lives daily.Locals alleged that the mishap occurred due to the rash driving of the speeding 10-wheeler truck.Irate over the incident, locals set fire to the truck while its driver and helper are absconding.The locals have staged a road blocked demanding compensation for those killed in the incident. 

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