Cuttack, March 29 (LocalWire): After two youths were mowed down by a speeding lorry on Katikata-Jajpur highway, protesting locals have set three trucks on fire, police said on Friday.
The driver of the truck had fled the spot after the accident, which took place in Tarato area on Thursday night. Two other people were critically injured in the mishap.
The deceased have been identified as Jyoti Ranjan Das and Dilip Das of Janardhanpur.
Fire tenders have rushed to the spot and doused the fire of the burning trucks.
Tension gripped the area after the deaths.
Meanwhile, police have launched a probe into the incident.