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Woman delivers dead girl while being carried to Hospital in sling

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Odisha, August 9: Yet again a horrifying ordeal was witnessed due to lack of conveyance or ambulance in Odisha’s Rayagada district where a pregnant woman gave birth to a dead baby girl on Wednesday while being carried to the hospital in a sling.

The unfortunate incident held at Fakeri village under Parsali panchayat in Niyamgiri hill of Odisha’s Rayagada district.

According to reports, Alem Sikaka, the pregnant woman experienced labour pain after which the villagers took her in a sling amid hilly roads for four kilometres due to lack of any means of transportation in the area.

Later after some time, the woman was carried in a pickup van to Badadwara Sahi, from where she was again conveyed in the sling by the villagers in order to cross Kalyani river amid knee-deep water, ANI reported.

During the period, she delivered a stillborn. Sikaka has been admitted to Kalyansinghpur community health centre in critical condition.

Earlier, in another incident, a pregnant woman Sija Miniaka of Village Saja Gaon had to cross Nagabali River in a stretcher and was admitted at Sikarpai Primary Health Centre (PHC) in same Kalaynsingpur block of Rayagada. As there is no bridge in this tribal area, the similar incidences being reported from the area.

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Six dead in road accidents in Odisha

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Bhubaneswar, Jan 22: At least six persons were killed and four others injured in two separate road accidents in Odisha on Monday.

A deadly head-on collision between a truck and an auto-rickshaw on new Jagannath Sadak in Satyabadi area of Puri district claimed five lives and left three others injured on Sunday night, said police on Monday.

Satyabadi Inspector-in-Charge Krushna Chandra Sethy said the deceased and the injured have been identified as the residents of Andalsingha village.

Eight persons were returning after attending a funeral at Swargadwar in Puri when the auto they were travelling in was hit by a truck, said police.

While four died on the spot, one succumbed to his injury at Puri District Headquarters Hospital (DHH).

The condition of the injured was stated to be critical.

In another road accident, a person died and his wife sustained critical injuries after being hit by an unidentified vehicle at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Monday.

The deceased was identified as Dambarudhar Behera, 50. His wife has been admitted to Capital Hospital here.

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Uttar Pradesh: Dense fog causes bus-truck collision, 36 injured

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Lucknow, Jan 22: Three dozen passengers, travelling on a Uttar Pradesh roadways bus, were injured on Monday after the vehicle was hit by a speeding truck due to low visibility, police said.

The head-on collision took place near the Charpaan turn near Belipaar on the Gorakhpur-Varanasi highway.

The impact was so severe that the bus was badly damaged. A police officer said fog and poor visibility led to the accident.

The injured included 33 passengers from the bus, the bus driver, truck driver and a cleaner of the truck. Condition of two persons were serious.

The injured were admitted to the district hospital while the serious ones were rushed to the the BRD Medical College in Gorakhpur.

The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) bus belonged to the Allahabad Depot. It was on its way to Gorakhpur when the accident occurred.

While the weather has cleared in most parts, fog and poor visibility continues in eastern parts of the state, especially on the national highways leading to such accidents.

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CISF recovers 20 live cartridges from woman at Adarsh ​​Nagar Metro Station

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New Delhi, Jan 22: Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel on Monday seized twenty  live cartridges from a woman at Adarsh Nagar metro station in the national capital during security checking.

The Adarsh Nagar metro station is located on the Yellow Line stretch of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), runs from Samaypur Badli to Huda city centre in Gurugram.

More details awaited.

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