Three killed in road accident

Keonjhar: Three persons, including two artists of a jatra troup, were killed when their motorcycle rammed a tractor in Keonjhar district today, police sources said.

The mishap took place near Ukuchabedha village on Naranpur-Duburi road under Pandapada police station limits, the sources said. Two of the victims were identified as Prakash Das and Gadadhar Rout, both actors in a jatra troupe, they said.

Efforts were on to ascertain the identity of the third vicitm, they said.