Man, sister killed in accident in Sundargarh

Sundargarh: In a tragic incident, a man and his sister died in a road accident at Litibeda area under Kutra police limits in the district on Sunday morning.

The deceased have been identified as residents of Samaleimunda area.

According to sources, the accident took place when the siblings, along with their six-year old nephew, were on their way to Samaleimunda from Kutrapata on a Scooty.

An unknown vehicle coming from the opposite direction hit the ill-fated Scooty causing the death of the siblings on the spot. However, the minor boy had a narrow escape in the accident, the sources added.

On being informed about the incident, Kutra police rushed to the spot and seizes the bodies.

“We have sent the bodies to Rajgangpur hospital for autopsy and investigation is on into the matter,” said a police official.