Balasore: At least four persons were injured in Haridapada area under Soro police limits in Balasore district following a clash between the locals and members of a robbery gang.
The injured have been identified as Sudam Charan Bauli, Ajay Kumar Behera, and Pradeep Kumar Mahakuda of the village and Pradumna Senapati, one of the miscreant.
According to sources, the incident took place while one Sudam Charan Bauli of the area was returning home at night when he was stopped by four robbers near Pitakalia Chowk. Sudam immediately called people near his home. Seeing this, the robbers attacked Sudam.
However, by then, locals had rushed for Sudam’s help.
Meanwhile, the miscreants started attacking the villagers with sharp weapons. The villagers also attacked the miscreants in retaliation.
Upon receiving information, Soro police ASI Pradeep Mohanty and ASI Pratap Karlo reached the spot and nabbed the miscreants.
The injured were then admitted to the hospital, sources said.