Nine kabaddi players from Odisha were killed and 15 others were seriously injured after a mini-truck in which they were travelling fell off a bridge on Saturday evening near Surapalli in Sundargarh district.
The government announced 1 lakh rupees to the family members. The men were playing kabaddi against a team from a neighboring village. The men were headed home in their mini-truck after the match.
The truck of the players lost control and fell off the bridge. The tragic death shook the village they were all from and families mourned the loss.