Man Dies Of Heart Attack After Fatal Accident Of Brother & Nephew In Odisha’s Keonjhar

Keonjhar: A man suffered a heart attack and died after hearing the news of the death of his elder brother and nephew in an accident at Pipilia Chakk under Ghatagaon police limits in Odisha’s Keonjhar district on Friday.

The deceased have been identified as Samara Munda, his brother Kande Munda, and nephew Laxman Munda of Barigaon in the district.

According to sources, the accident took place around 9 am when Kande and Laxman were on his way to Bankapatuli weekly market on a scooter and a iron-laden truck en route to Keonjhar rammed into their two-wheeler. The father-son duo died on the spot.

When this news reached the village, Samara was devastated and his condition became critical. He was rushed to a nearby hospital, where doctors declared him dead.

Meanwhile traffic movement was affected on NH 20 as irate locals blocked the national highway demanding compensation for the bereaved family. Police soon reached the spot and pacified the protester.

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