Baharampur: A fish trader died on Saturday after he was crushed under the wheels of a lorry in Murshidabad.
The incident took place at Kandi area in Baharampur. On Saturday, Kalan Hazra (35) was on his way to Jibanta Bazaar on his bicycle in order to sell fishes. At that moment, a lorry which was coming from Kandi and was on his way to Baharampur, hit him from behind. The stroke made him fall from his bicycle, and then the lorry smashed him under its wheels.
As per sources, Kalan Hazra was a resident of Dhala village of Mahalandi number 2 area which falls under the Kandi police station. The outraged mob staged a protest at the Kandi state highway. Later on the protest was withdrawn after the police officers intervened. The dead body has been sent for post-mortem at the Kandi Sub-divisional Hospital.