Two bikers die, 1 injured in road mishap in Umerkote

Umerkote/Malkangiri: In a saddening incident, two bikers were killed and one was injured after their two-wheeler hit a roadside tree late last night in Umerkote.

The person riding pillion on the two-wheeler has sustained grievous injuries and admitted to a nearby hospital. He was later shifted to a Visakhapatnam-based hospital after his condition worsened.

The accident occurred while the three villagers of Khaandaa village were returning home in the motorcycle after attending the Basanti Puja at a nearby place.

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In another incident, one person was killed and six persons sustained injuries last night when an autorickshaw, in which they were travelling towards Padmagiri to perform a ‘sankirtan’, overturned.

The injured have been  admitted to the Malkangiri district headquarters hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile, the auto rickshaw driver fled the spot.