As per initial reports, all of them were travelling on a motorcycle when it collided with an ATM cash van. Following the accident, the trio was rushed to the nearest hospital where they succumbed to the injuries.
According to sources, Niranjan Patra worked as a ‘Gram Rakhi’ at local police outpost and lived with his wife Rambha Patra, the former sarpanch of K Baliapal panchayat.
While the demand for a bridge is not new for this part of the State, the matter came to the fore after two pregnant women had to bear the brunt of government apathy for five straight hours recently.
The Samakoi River near Talapada Panchayat under Keonjhar’s Telkoi block acts as a great barrier between the people of Mundasahi and development. Forget about development, even for basic amenities like Anganwadi centre and a community health centre, the residents of Mundasahi have to brave the rapids of Samakoi River in order to reach the other side.
On Monday morning, two kanwariyas were killed while 11 others sustained serious injuries after a car rammed into them near Bhetnoi, a few kilometres away from Berhampur in Ganjam district.
As per reports, Sushant’s mother, Sundari Khuntia was depressed after his son’s death. She suddenly fell ill following which she was admitted to Anandapur hospital for treatment.
Khuntia’s cremation was attended by many eminent personalities from the area. He was accorded a full state honour before consigning his body to the flames.
After the encounter, both the injured jawans were airlifted to Ranchi for better treatment. At the hospital one was declared dead, said Chaibasa Police.
After the mishap, the police and firefighters reached the spot and doused the fire. They later sent the body of the driver for autopsy. The identity of the victim has not been ascertained yet.
According to sources, Raula went to river to take a bath this morning. While she was bathing, suddenly the water level of the river increased due to heavy rain and she was swept away by the strong current.
The residents of Biramaharajpur area in Subarnapur district have been severely affected as floodwater has entered many low-lying villages. Manisapali, Manisapali Jungle, Brahmanipalli, Baraghat and Krushnapalli villages are marooned after Harihara Jore dam released floodwater on Tuesday night.
According to sources, the Keonjhar Collector has also directed all Block Development Officers (BDOs) to remain alert for any kind of eventuality arising out of the downpours.
She was studying +2 Science at Patana College and was staying in Laxmipriya mess at Patana Bazar.
As per reports, the district administration has deployed five platoons of police force in the area to prevent any untoward incident and maintain law and order.
As per initial reports, two girls and a boy student are among the deceased. One student, who is also suspected to have been bitten by a snake, has been shifted to Cuttack in critical condition.
As the body was recovered in a semi-nude condition with injury marks, it is suspected that the girl has been murdered after some sexual assault.
Naik was recently transferred from Keonjhar district headquarters to Nandipada police station. However, his body was found floating in a pond located in front of the police station on Tuesday morning.
The safety of the pachyderms is under scanner now as the two elephants died after being hit by a goods train near Ambadhara under Daitari range in Keonjhar district on Tuesday.
The mishap occurred in the wee hours of Wednesday at Sathighar Sahi near National Highway 20 passing through Keonjhar.
As per initial reports, Satyabhama was been allegedly stoned to death by some unidentified miscreants. Source said, Satyabhama was a former samiti member and was also vice president of Pandapada mandal for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).