Nine killed in Orissa road accident

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Dhenkanal, Mar 26: At least nine people were killed and 26 others injured when a trekker in which they were travelling collided head-on with a truck at Malikeswari in Dhenkanal district of Orissa.

The accident took place near Malikeswari temple when the trekker, carrying 35 persons, was on its way to Khajuria village.

Sub-divisional police officer Brahmananda Dandapat said, "The villagers had gone to watch an opera show there."

The injured were rushed to a local hospital from where ten seriously injured persons were shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, he said.

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