Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Keonjhar, Jan 7:

A girl was knocked to death by a trailer near Harichandanpur College Chhak in Odisha’s Keonjhar district this morning.


The deceased was identified as Monika Sahoo, a class-VIII student.

According to reports, the victim was hit by the vehicle when she was returning from tuition. The girl died on the spot.

Tension erupted following the incident as irate locals ransacked the trailer and blocked Naranpur-Duburi road keeping the body on the road demanding compensation for the family members of the deceased.

On being informed, police reached the spot and tried to pacify the locals.