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Parents die in bike accident on NH-16 in Odisha, daughter critical

Locals blocked the road disrupting vehicular movement for hours and demanded immediate arrest of the truck driver and compensation for the kin of the deceased
The deceased persons were identified as Laxmikanta Matia (29) and his wife Manjulata (25), the police said.
The deceased persons were identified as Laxmikanta Matia (29) and his wife Manjulata (25), the police said.
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PTI   |   Jajpur   |   Published 12.04.21, 12:33 AM

 A couple was killed and  their seven-year-old daughter critically injured on Sunday after a speeding truck hit the motorcycle carrying them near Neulpur on NH-16 in Odisha’s Jajpur district, police said.     

The incident occurred at 10 am when the couple along with their daughter was heading to their native village from Bhubaneswar.     

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The deceased persons were identified as Laxmikanta Matia (29) and his wife Manjulata (25), the police said. 

The minor girl, Gayatri, who received multiple injuries, was initially rushed to Dharmasala Community Health Centre and later shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack. 

 



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