Two labourers die in tractor accident

Berhampur: Two labourers were killed when a tractor carrying them fell into a roadside canal near Aska in Ganjam district, the police said today.

The driver of the tractor, which was going to lift sand, was seriously injured and admitted to a nearby hospital after the accident yesterday, they said.

The deceased were identified as Krushan Nahak (28) and Chitrasen Nahak (21) of Pandiapadar village near Aska, inspector-in-charge of Aska S C Buruda said.