Locals torch car after two killed in road mishap

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Malkangiri: Tension erupted in MV-13 in Malkangiri district last night as locals torched a four-wheeler following the death of two persons in a road mishap.

The deceased were identified as Meghnad Das and Shyamal Sen.

According to sources, the mishap occurred while the duo was travelling on their motorcycle when a speeding car collided with them head-on near Badali Chhak. The duo died on the spot under the impact of the collision.

Irate by the incident, locals detained the four-wheeler and later torched it.  The agitators also staged road blockade demanding compensation for the kin of the deceased persons.

On being informed, police reached the spot and pacified the locals.

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