Sambalpur: In a tragic incident, four persons, including three members of a family were killed while many other suffered injuries after a truck rammed into makeshift shops set up at a local fair during Dhanu Jatra festival at Paramanapur under Sasan police limits in Sambalpur district early this morning.
The incident took place at around 4.45 am today, when the truck bearing registration number OD35C 6190 was going to Jharsuguda from Sambalpur.
The deceased have been identified as Md Sayad (40), Md Tayad (35), Waqur Alam (30) and Md Tanis (22). While three of them died on the spot, another succumbed to injuries on way to hospital. All other injured have been admitted to Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (VIMSAR), Burla for treatment.
Further details awaited.