Minor Boy Killed In Road Mishap; Locals Gherao Sambalpur Town PS

Sambalpur: Tension ran high after a minor boy was killed after being hit by a speeding four-wheeler in front of Town police station in Sambalpur town today.

According to sources, the incident occurred while the boy (believed to be aged 7-10 yr-old) was crossing the road in front of the Town police station here when a jeep ran over the minor leaving him with critical injuries. The locals rushed to the boy’s help and immediately took the victim to the nearby hospital where the doctor declared him ‘brought dead’.

Irked over the death of the minor boy, the locals gheraoed the Sambalpur police station, demanding necessary actions.