6 die in separate road mishaps in state

Bhubaneswar: At least six persons were killed and three others injured in separate road mishaps across the state on Friday.

Two persons, hailing from Jatani police station area in Khurda district, died on the spot after their bike hit a pick-up van from behind at Aiginia on NH-5, police said.

Two others from Ichhapur in Andhra Pradesh were killed when a car dashed against their motorbike near Kanishi, on NH 5, about 15 km from Berhampur town in Ganjam district.

A report from Nayagarh district quoting the police said two persons were killed and three others sustained injuries after their vehicle hit against a roadside tree.