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At least seven people were killed and four others critically injured in a truck accident in Odisha's Ganjam district early on Thursday morning.

Six of the people died on the spot, while one succumbed to injuries at Berhampur Hospital. The injured have been shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack, according to Odisha Sun Times reported.

The incident occurred when one speeding truck hit another parked truck at Randa square, which falls under Golanthara Police Station's limits. The victims of the accident included the labourers who were unloading the vegetables from the truck (hit by another truck) and people waiting to board a bus.

The police have started investigating the accident. 

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