Youth killed in road mishap in Angul village, locals block road


Angul: Tension prevailed at Jarasinga village in Angul district following the death of a youth in a road mishap late last night.

The deceased was identified as Jayant Sahoo (31).

According to sources, Sahoo was killed on the spot after being hit by an unknown vehicle at Jarasinga.

Following this, the locals of the area staged a road blockade this morning by placing the body on the road and demanded compensation to the family of the deceased.

Vehicular traffic on Angul-Chhendipada road was also affected as hundreds of vehicles were left stranded on both sides of the road.

Police reached the spot in order to pacify the villagers, sources added.

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