Mayurbhanj, Feb 18: As many as five people were killed and 41 injured after a tractor lost balance and fell into a ditch near Dhipasahi here today, as reported by ANI.
A district fire official was quoted saying that the accident occured at around 9 pm today and that the death toll is expected to rise. The injured have been shifted to a local community health center, and those in need of serious medical care have been taken to the Pandit Raghunath Murmu Medical College and Hospital in Baripada.
The Jharpokhria police and the fire department are still conducting rescue operations.
(Medha Nidhi S)