9 Killed, 13 Injured In Truck Mishap In Rourkela

Rourkela, September 21: Nine kabaddi players were killed and 13 were injured when a truck overturned and fell off a bridge in Sundargarh district on Saturday.The accident occurred near Suarapalli on Lahunipara-Baharaposi road.

The injured are now under medical treatment in the IGH hospital in Rourkela.

Sources said the death toll may rise as the condition of the injured are serious.

CM has announced a ex-gratia of 1 lakh for the deceased and free medical treatment for the injured. While the Redcross Foundation has provided 5 thousand rupees for the injured.


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