13 September 2019
Rayagada: Two persons have been killed in a road mishap near Kutuli village under Kumbhikota police limits in Rayagada district today.
As per reports, the deceased persons identified as Bikash Miniaka of Sana Minapai and Sahu Prepeka of Tudua Leler village was walking down to Kutuli village to collect their quota of Rupee-One-a-kg rice around noon when they were hit by an unknown vehicle. The two were killed instantaneously on the spot.
Tension prevails in the area as locals have blocked national highway no.326 following the incident, hitting vehicular movement, reports added.
According to reports last received, Kumbhikota police have arrived at the spot. While investigation into the incident is underway, efforts are on by the police to persuade the agitating locals to vacate the blockade.