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Child dies in road mishap: Mob set truck ablaze in Jharsuguda

20/08/2021 at 9:05 PM

Jharsuguda, Aug 20: Mob has set a truck ablaze after it killed a child and hit another violently in Jaharsuguda town on Friday.

The incident took place near the district headquarters hospital in the evening.

Sources said, two children of  Akta village were crossing the road. Meanwhile, a speeding truck lost control over wheels and crushed over the two kids.

Consequently, a kid died on spot and another became critical. He was rushed to the hospital for treatment.

Aggrieved over it, locals set the truck ablaze and demanded for compensation.

Town police and fire-fighter team ventured to the spot and doused fire. Police has seized the truck.  A case has been registered in this connection.

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