Mayurbhanj: In a tragic mishap, two persons were killed after a car hit a truck on NH- 220 at Dundu village under Bahalada police limits in Mayurbhanj district last night.
The deceased were identified as Alaphat Hussain and Mashrum Alam of Dundu village.
According to reports, the mishap took place when both were returning to village. A speeding truck hit their vehicle from rear resulting in death.
Irate people set fire on the truck after the incident. Tension prevailed in the area as locals staged a road blockade demanding compensation for the family members of the deceased. Vehicular movement was affected on Ranchi-Vijayawada highway due to the road blockade.
On being informed, police reached the spot and brought situation under control.