Boudh: Two youths have been killed in a road accident on Khurda-Balangir National Highway 57 under Boudh police limits late on Thursday night. The deceased have been identified as Jhantu Charan Behera of Masada village and Jhantu Bhokta of Brahmangan village.
Reportedly, the youths were returning from Boudh while an unknown vehicle, which was coming from the opposite direction collided head-on against their bike on NH-57. As a result, both of them lost their lives on the spot.
On getting the information, Boudh police arrived at the spot along with an emergency ambulance and rushed both the youths to District Headquarter Hospital (DHH). However, the doctors pronounced them brought dead.
The bodies will be handed over to the police today after the autopsy procedure. The cops have already initiated a manhunt to apprehend the driver of the vehicle and the identification of the vehicle which collided against the youths.