Labourer crushed to death; irate locals torch 8 vehicles

Sambalpur: Tension ran high at Rengali area here on Friday morning after a labourer was crushed to death by a crusher at Gumulei village.

The deceased has been identified as Niroj Behera.

Irate over the incident, the locals torched eight vehicles, including two JCB machines and a diesel tanker. Besides, they also staged a road blockade disrupting vehicular movement in the area.

On being informed about the incident police rushed to the spot.

The owner of the crusher has fled the spot after the accident.