Three women killed in accident

Keonjhar: At least three women were killed and seven others critically injured when a tractor in which they were travelling collided with a dumper in Bamebari area of Keonjhar district today, the police said.

The tractor was carrying 10 women labourers, mostly tribals, from Gotuatopa village when it collided head on with the dumper coming from opposite direction at Jagadala. The deceased were identified as Binati Munda, Turi Mudna and Sanibari Munda.

The injured labourers were admitted to a hospital at nearby Jhumpura where their condition was stated to be critical, the sources said.