2 youths dead in motorcycle-scooter collision on NH-20 in Odisha’s Keonjhar

Dhenkikote: Two youths were killed on the spot as a motorcycle and a scooter collided head-on near a petrol pump near Tikira village and on NH-20 under Dhenkikote outpost and Ghatagaon police limits in Keonjhar district, today evening.

One of the deceased was identified as motorcycle rider Pappu aka Deba Prasad Majhi (24), son of Bimal Majhi from Tikira village, and the other youth was identified as scooter rider Siba Nandan Pradhan (24), who belonged to neighbouring Jharkhand.

Siba Nandan was on his way to Golabandha village near Ghatagaon.

Some locals took the two youths to the Community Health Centre (CHC) in Ghatagaon, where doctors declared them ‘dead’.

On being informed, Ghatagaon police reached the spot and initiated a probe to ascertain the reason behind the road mishap. Police have seized the two vehicles.

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