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Odishatv Bureau

Bhawanipatna: An army jawan was killed while four others sustained grievous injuries in two separate road mishaps in the State today.

According to information, the army Jawan identified as Laxmi Rout of Brundabahal village died on spot after a head-on collision between two bikes on a bridge over Tel River near Golamunda of Kalahandi district.

Rider of the other bike, left critically injured in the mishap was rushed to the Dharamgarh hospital.

Rout had come home on leave and was on his way to attend the wedding of a relative at Dharamgarh when the accident occurred.

In another incident, four people including a child were seriously injured after the auto-rickshaw they were travelling in overturned on Tere Naam Ghati near Bhatangpadar in Bhawanipatna.

Sources said the driver lost his control over the auto as the vehicle skid off the road and overturned.

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