Five killed in road accident in Mayurbhanj

Bhubaneswar:  At least five persons were killed and three others critically injured in a road accident on NH-5 in Mayurbhanj on Tuesday.

The incident took place when an auto rickshaw carrying seven people was plying on NH-5 collided with a truck near Krushnachandrapur under Betanati police station.

The injured have been admitted to a nearby hospital where their condition was stated to be critical.