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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Keonjhar, Jan 30:

Locals blocked National Highway (NH)-215 at Khalana Chhak under Ramchandrapur police limits in Keonjhar district of Odisha this morning over the murder of a trader.

Vehicular movement between Panikoili and Keonjhar was disrupted due to the blockade.

According to reports, Sushant Kumar Sahu, a cement trader, was allegedly hacked to death by unidentified miscreants last night when he was asleep inside his shop at Khalana Chhak.

His body was found in a pool of blood this morning following which the irate locals staged the road blockade.

Police have started investigation into the incident.