Rourkela, Nov 12:
In a tragic incident, a Plus II Arts student of Rourkela Municipal College was killed when a LPG cylinder loaded truck hit him near Panposh chowk here on Tuesday.
Sources said the incident occurred while deceased Abhishek Badaik (18) of Oramtola Basti of Jodakudar was on his way to college.
Angry locals blocked the Panposh- Uditnagar main road for three hours disrupting vehicular traffic.
Raghunathpalli police along with senior police officials who reached the spot and managed to pacify the agitating locals.
After a joint meeting of police, local administration and local people, it was decided to immediately provide Rs. 20,000 to the deceased’s kin from Red Cross Fund.
The meeting also decided to provide a job to the deceased student’s younger brother when he attains the age of 18.
Students of Municipal College where the deceased studied condoled his death.