Truck accident turns 'boon' for villagers

Last Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2009 19:51 hrs

Jajpur (Orissa): A truck accident turned 'boon' for villagers in Jajpur district.

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The truck was carrying liquor transported to a bottling unit at Sutei in Balasore district from a distillery at Ekamkana of Puri district. It skidded off the road and overturned near Kharasrota river bridge at Khanditara, about 30 km from here, in the wee hours Wednesday.

As the news spread, people from villages under Dharmasala and Korei police stations areas thronged the spot and looted the liquor bottles, police said.

The cartons had bottles of 180 ml to 750 ml of whiskey and vodka, they said.

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