Woman killed, daughter critical in road mishap in Balasore


Balasore: A woman was killed while her daughter sustained critical injuries after they were hit by a sand-laden truck near Jageshwarpada Aruhabad in Balasore district on Wednesday.

The deceased woman has been identified as Jyostna Behera. Her injured daughter, Naina Behera has been admitted to the nearby hospital, sources said.

According to reports, the mother-daughter duo was headed on a scooter when a speeding sand-laden truck hit them. While the woman died on the spot, her daughter was rushed to the hospital in a critical condition.

Tension prevailed in the locality following the woman’s death. Scores of locals staged a road blockade disrupting vehicular movement in the area.

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