Malkangiri: At least three persons were killed while 12 others were injured after the pick-up van they were travelling in overturned near Pangam area in Malkangiri district.
As per sources, the incident took place on Malkangiri-Govindpali road near Pangam when the driver lost control and the vehicle turned turtle on the road.
While three persons died on the spot, 12 others sustained critical injuries. Reportedly, some locals rescued the victims and rushed them to Mathili hospital.
On being informed, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter. The actual cause behind the accident is yet to be ascertained, sources said.