2 BJD activists die in road mishap

Kendrapara: Two activists of ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) were killed as their motor bike rammed against a stationary oil tanker at Aannlabanka Chowk on the Paradip-Daitary Expressway, about 10 KM from here, police said.

The deceased have been identified as Khageswar Swain (25) and Ajay Swain (42), natives of Despur village under Derabish police station jurisdiction.

Both of them died on the spot.

The victims after attending a rally in Kendrapara town for the filing of nomination papers for Zilla Parishad polls, were returning home when the accident took place, police said.

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