Rairangpur: Woman mowed down by truck; locals stage road blockade

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Rairangpur: In a tragic incident, a woman was killed after being run over by a truck near Kaduani village under Bahalda police limits.

Sources said the accident occurred early on Monday morning while the woman was crossing the road when the speeding iron ore-laden truck mowed her down. She died on the spot.

The irate villagers immediately staged a road blockade on the National Highway demanding compensation to the deceased family.

Several vehicles were stranded on both sides of the road due to the protest.

Till the filling of the report, the blockade was not lifted while police rushed to the spot and tried to pacify the peeved public.

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