Six killed, six hurt in Orissa road accident

At least six people, including four women, were killed Sunday and six others critically injured after a wagon carrying them hit an iron ore- laden truck in Orissa’s Keonjhar district, police said.

The accident took place near Balijodi village in Keonjhar, some 180 km from state capital Bhubaneswar, when the passengers were on their way to a pilgrimage site for picnic, a senior district police officer told IANS.

The injured were being treated in a local hospital, he said.

–Indo-Asian News Service

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