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Two dead, one critical as tractor overturns in Dhenkanal

29/03/2021 at 12:35 PM

Dhenkanal, Mar 29: At least two people were killed and one sustained critical injuries as a tractor overturned near Brahmani Balighat at Kaluria in the district late night yesterday, police said today.

The deceased have been identified as Narottam Behera and Rajiv Behera.

According to the police, Narottam, Rajiv and their friend Srikant Sahu, who were allegedly involved in illegal sand smuggling, were returning after loading sand in their tractor, when the vehicle met with an accident and toppled near Brahmani Balighat.

The injured were rushed to the hospital where two of them succumbed to the injuries while the other one is undergoing treatment.

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