Bolangir: A pall of gloom descended upon Malpada area as soon as the news of the death of three youths in a road accident late last night spread in the area.
The youths, identified as Lalit Ranjan Kar, Achyut Bagarti and Rakesh Bag of the area, were killed after being hit by an unidentified vehicle near Satmail in Puintala block of Bolangir district on late Saturday night.
The accident occurred when the three friends were returning from Sonepur to Bolangir on a motorcycle yesterday leading to death of all on the spot.
Police rushed to the spot on being informed about the incident and recovered the bodies.
Police have started investigation into the incident to find out more details.