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Rayagada: At least two persons were killed and another sustained severe injuries after a bike they were travelling on was hit by a speeding car from on a bridge near Therubali under Chandili police limits in the district last night.
The deceased has been identified as Sanjay Huika and Tuna Kadraka of Bariguda village. The car driver’s name has not have been identified yet.
The mishap took place late in the night while the duo was returning home on a bike from Therubali. Driver of a speeding car failed to locate the bike on Therubali bridge and ended up dashing against it head-on. The biker duo died on the spot.
Angry locals rushed to the spot following the incident and staged a road blockade demanding compensation for the families of the deceased. Vehicular movement on Rayagada-Kalahandi route was disrupted for around five hours due to the blockade. Normalcy was restored only after Chandili Police reached the spot and pacified the mob.