Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed in the Paradip Port premises following death of a worker in an accident late on Thursday night.
According to reports, a tragic mishap occurred on the Iron Plot in the port campus where a worker, identified as Gandharba Gouda of Ganjam district, was mowed down by an iron laden truck. Following the incident, the workers union have resorted to a cease-work agitation and sat on a dharna seeking adequate compensation for the family of the deceased.
Meanwhile, the police have detained the driver of the truck and are interrogating him. In view of tension, adequate police personnel have been deployed on the spot.