Kalahandi: At least four persons, including a woman were killed and six others sustained critical injuries after a vegetable-laden mini truck in which they were travelling skidded off road into a canal at Bandhakana in Dharamgarh in the district on Tuesday.

The mini truck was on its way from Jayapatana to Kalampur Bandapana Haat when the mishap took place.

According to reports, the woman died on the spot while the other three succumbed to their injuries while undergoing treatment.

Meanwhile, police have initiated probe in the matter.