Auto-rickshaw overturns in Ganjam; one killed, 5 hurt


Ganjam: A woman was killed while as many as five others sustained critical injuries after an auto-rickshaw overturned near Bhaliaguda village under Mohana police limits in Ganjama district today.

The deceased woman has been identified as Kandringa Mallick of Chadhiapada village in the district.

According to sources, the mishap occurred while the auto-rikshaw carrying as many as six women was coming from Beshra village. Meanwhile, the auto driver lost control over the wheels following which the vehicle turned turtle near Bhaliaguda village school.

While Mallick died on the spot under the impact of the mishap, five others sustained critical injuries. The injured persons were admitted to Mohana Community Health Centre (CHC), sources added.

On being informed, police reached the spot and registered a case into the incident.

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