Two dead in road mishap

Bolangir: In a tragic road mishap, two persons were killed when a bike in which they were travelling collided with a Tata magic at Saramuhan near Patanagarh in Balangir district on Friday.

The bike driver died on the spot while pillion rider succumbed to the injuries at the hospital.

Locals resorted to road blockade demanding adequate compensation to the deceased’s families. However, they withdrew the strike after sub-collector and police officials assured them of assistance.