Five killed in accident in Gajapati

Parlakhemundi: At least five persons were killed and nine others injured when the truck in which they were travelling turned turtle at a ghat road in Gajapati district on Wednesday, police said.

The truck carrying equipments of BSNL from Bhubaneswar to Gajapati, overturned after hitting a bullock at Sagaon Ghat road.

The bodies were mutilated, Mallick said adding that the victims were not yet identified.

The injured were rushed to the district headquarter hospital here.