Balasore: Youth Dies In Mishap, Locals Stage Road Blockade

Balasore: A youth was killed in a road mishap at Malichua village under Soro police station limits in Balasore district yesterday night.

The deceased has been identified as Ganesh Singh.

According to sources, the youth was hit by a tractor while returning home. Though locals rescued him and rushed him to Balasore District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) where he succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment.

Irate over the incident, the family members of the deceased locals blocked the road demanding compensation following the mishap

Later, the agitators withdrew the strike after the truck owners ‘association assured them to provide Rs 20,000 to the kin of the deceased.