Five killed, over 20 Injured in Road Mishap in Rayagada

Rayagada, Nov 29: Five people were killed and 20 others wounded after a mini truck carrying over 30 people overturned at Guguputa in Rayagada district this morning.

The incident took place when people, all were labourers, from Kutura village under Kashipur block were traveling in a 709 mini truck towards Nuapada under Garakhpur panchayat for work. The driver of the vehicle lost the control for which it overturned near Mundaghati under Tikiri police station limits.

While four people died on the spot, another succumbed to injury at Tikiri hospital, where all the inured people were admitted in critical condition.