18 September 2019
Keonjhar: Two people were killed and six were injured when their van was hit by a truck on Wednesday near Biragobindapur Chaka on NH 20 under Anandapur block of the district. The group was returning from Gaya after conducting ‘Pinda Dan’ (Post-death obeisance) to a family elder.
The deceased include head of the family and the family priest.
The Anandapur police arrived on the spot and shifted the injured to the nearest hospital. They have also taken the bodies for autopsy.