Jharsuguda: A youth sustained critical injuries after being attacked by a miscreant at Brajarajnagar area in Jharsuguda today.
The victim has been identified as Sonu Das.
According to sources, Sonu had gone for breakfast to a shop situated near Jagannath Temple in the locality this morning.
Unidentified miscreants attacked him with sharp weapon and fled the spot.
Initially, he was shifted to a local hospital by the locals present at the spot and later shifted to VIMSAR hospital in Sambalpur after his health condition deteriorated.
On being informed, police reached the spot and registered a case in this connection.
Though the actual reason behind the incident is yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that the attack took place over past enmity, sources said.