Nabarangpur: Two labourers were killed as a rice-laden truck overturned in the district on Sunday.
According to sources, the incident occurred when the truck carrying 180 bags of MDM rice was going from Nabarangpur to Kosagumuda block. As the truck reached Dangapakhna village under Kodinga police station, its driver lost control and the vehicle overturned.
On the impact of the accident, the two workers going in the truck fell on the road and died on the spot. They were identified as Naba Harijan and Saradu Bhatara of Tirliambaguda village in Nabarangpur block.
On being informed, Kodinga police reached the spot and sent the bodies for post-mortem. They have seized the truck and launched an investigation.