Three members of a family killed

Rourkela: Three members of a family were killed when the motor-cycle they were riding was hit by a jeep near Barapalli in Kansbahal area of Odisha’s Sundargarh district today, police said.

The accident took place when the victims were proceeding towards Bhasma from Rourkela and the jeep from opposite direction hit their bike.

The deceased were identified as Sibadutta Patel (40), his wife Rakhi (32) and their five-year-old son Arab, police said.