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Looters kick pregnant woman, cause miscarriage

Odisha

Kendrapara: In a shocking incident, a pregnant woman of Dosia village under Pattamundai block in Kendrapara district suffered a miscarriage and gave birth to a stillborn fetus, allegedly caused by three miscreants who had kicked her during a loot bid.

The matter came to fore after the family members of the victim, who was seven-month pregnant, lodged a complaint with the Pattamundai police.

As per the complaint, the incident occurred at around 2 am April 11 when the woman was in her house along with her two minor daughters. The accused forced their entry into the house and looted cash and other valuables, including gold and silver ornaments from the woman and then kicked her on abdomen.

On hearing her cries, villagers came to her rescue and took her to hospital in a serious condition. She gave birth to a stillborn fetus at the hospital.

“The three miscreants not only looted the valuables but also killed my child. I have been undergoing severe pain and trauma.” said the victim.

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