Three persons run over by truck

Berhampur: Three persons were killed after being run over by a truck while travelling in a motor-cycle at Kharakahari bridge, near Kodala, about 45 km from Berhampur in Orissa.

The victims, identified as Balaram Behera (27), Niranjan Das (28) and Jatia Das (28) of Kodala, were going to Kanchana village from Kodala in the motor-cycle when they meet with the accident, the police sources said.

While the truck was seized, its driver fled, the police said.