Biker killed while performing stunt in Odisha

A 25-year-old biker died while performing a stunt inside a Maut Ka Kuan (Well of Death) show at a fair at Jeypore in Odisha's Koraput district.

PTI| Updated: May 14, 2017, 18:15 PM IST

Koraput: A 25-year-old biker died while performing a stunt inside a Maut Ka Kuan (Well of Death) show at a fair at Jeypore in Odisha's Koraput district, the police said.

The mishap occurred last night when performers were showing a stunt inside a 30-feet deep wooden well.

During the show, two bikes and two cars are driven continuously at a specified speed for around five minutes, they said.

The deceased, identified as Jitu Singh, was sent to a hospital at Raipur after preliminary treatment at Jeypore, but succumbed to his injuries today, said Inspector In-Charge of Jeypore police station, Tapan Kumar Rath.

The incident took place after one of the cars apparently lost balance and fell on the biker, the police said.

A case has been registered and investigation is on to ascertain the circumstances in which the incident took place, the IIC added.