Police reported that a cement-loaded truck overturned in Odisha's Malkangiri district on Saturday, resulting in the tragic loss of five laborers' lives and leaving seven others injured | File Pic

Odisha: 5 killed, 7 injured as truck overturns in Malkangiri

Malkangiri, Nov 25 (PTI) At least five labourers were killed and seven others injured after a cement laden truck carrying them overturned in Odisha's Malkangiri district on Saturday, police said.

The accident took place at Hantalaguda ghat in Swabhiman Anchal area when the truck was on its way to Jodamba from Chitrakonda along with 12 labourers, they said.

The police and local people brought out the dead labourers buried under cement bags.

The injured workers were rushed to nearby government hospital at Jodamba, the police added. PTI

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