Balasore: Five persons were killed and three injured in different road accidents near Soro in the district on Sunday.
In one incident, three persons including a woman were killed when the bike in which they were travelling collided with a truck near BPCL tank under Khantapada police limits.
Similarly, two persons were killed and three injured when a bike collided with a car carrying for passengers and later a cycle on NH-5 near Uttareshwar near Soro. The cyclist and biker died on the spot.
The deceased were identified as Chandan Murmu of Chhapulia and Gopinath Behera of Raipitambar area.