Bhubaneswar: Tension prevailed at Fertiliser Mangala Chhak in Rourkela city as locals blocked the road there in protest against a fatal accident occurred yesterday.
Two persons had been killed after being hit by a Tata Ace van at Mangala Chhak on Saturday morning. They were returning home after seeing a Republic Day parade when the mishap occurred, according to reports.
The agitators demanded that the driver be arrested and the Tangarpalli police station IIC transferred soon. While vehicular movement has been severely disrupted, police have reached the spot and are trying to pacify the mob.