Three persons killed in accident

Balasore: Three persons were today killed when a truck ran over them near Markona on the National Highway-5 here, police said.

A fruit vendor Rabindra Sahu(42), bus conductor Dibakar Khamari(30) and helper Rian Khan(35) were engaged in unloading packets from the Balasore bound bus when a truck ran over them, the police said.

One person died on the spot while the two others succumbed to death at the district headquarters hospital.

Police said both bus and truck have been seized.