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Odisha: Irate Locals Block Road, Damage Trucks After Youth Dies In Angul Road Mishap

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28 March 2019

Diptanshu Dash

Angul: Demanding compensation, irate locals staged road blockade by placing a youth's body on the road, who was killed in an accident last night in Jarasinga area. The deceased has been identified as Jayant Sahu. He died on spot after being hit by a coal laden truck.

Placing the body on the road, they demanded compensation to kin of the deceased. This affected vehicular traffic on Angul-Chhendipada road and caused inconvenience. The locals also ransacked and vandalized 4-5 other trucks that were passing by the road.

On intimation, cops reached the spot and recovered Jayant's body for post-mortem following which the situation was brought under control.

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