JEYPORE: Four tribal women labourers were killed on the spot at Jhorapalli near Malkangiri Village on Friday when the sand-laden truck in which they were travelling fell into a river. While Laxmi Madhi, Subhata Madakani, Kali Madhi and Baya Durga died on the spot, three others were seriously injured.

`Kumar Poornima' celebrated

The traditional `Kumar Poornima' festival was celebrated throughout Koraput district on Friday. The Jeypore Kumar Utsav Committee organised a colourful festival at Rath Podia. Local MLA Rabinarayana Nanda and Sub-Collector Sarath Chandra Nayak participated.