Tractor overturns, six injured

Six labourers sustained injuries after a speeding tractor overturned near Kolabira weekly market on Monday evening. The tractor was on its way to Kolabira from Tareikela when the accident took place.

Locals rescued one Basudev Majhi (35) stuck under the tractor and rushed him to the Kolabira CHC. He and the five others were later shifted to the district headquarters hospital. The other injured have been identified as Iswar Majhi, Dhabaleswar Marai, Shradhakar Samartha, Dutiya Kharsel and Samir Marai.

UTP Dies: Sambalpur: An UTP died late on Sunday at the district headquarters hospital while undergoing treatment. Abid Hussain of Maharashtra was convicted in a NDPS case on December 10, 2010. Sources said Hussain was shifted from Sambalpur Circle Jail to the hospital on Saturday when he complained of chest pain. He was suffering from pneumonia.

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