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2 women mowed down; Athagarh-NSpur road blocked

15/12/2019 at 9:13 AM

Bhubaneswar: In a tragic mishap, two women were killed after being mowed down by a truck at Ratapata Hadua canal under Athagarh area in Cuttack district early this morning.

The deceased were identified as Rangabati Sahoo and Tara Nayak  of Ratapata village.

According to reports, the two women were returning home after taking bath in the canal when a truck mowed down them and sped up. Some locals marked it and informed police. Police have reached the spot and started investigation.

Meanwhile, tension ran high in the area as locals blocked the road, demanding action against the driver and adequate compensation for family of each deceased. Due to the road blockade, vehicular movement has been severely hit on the Athagarh-Narasinghapur road. 

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