Man mowed down by speeding bus

Jagatsinghpur: A man was killed after being mowed down by a speeding bus near Jogadhari village under Sadar police limits in Jagatsinghpur district.

The deceased was identified as Deba Baral of Nagar area under Kakatpur police limits.

According to sources, the mishap occurred today morning when the bus hit the man. Following this, the man was rushed to the district headquarters hospital where doctors declared him dead.

Irked over the incident, locals blocked the Jagatsinghpur-Machagaon road demanding compensation to the victim’s family.

On being alerted, police reached the spot in order to pacify the irate mob.

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