Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed in Talcher Balaram coal mine area as a security guard was killed after being hit by an unknown vehicle in the mine premises last night.
The security guard was identified as Kailas Chandra Moharana of Kalamauchhuin village.
Moharana was on duty when the mishap occuurred. Though he was rushed to a hospital in a critical condition, still he could not be saved.
Tension prevailed in the mine as workers sat on a dharna, demanding adquate compensation and a job for the deceased’s family.
Police have reached the spot and are trying to placate the mob.