Nuapada: A youth sustained serious burn injuries after being attacked with acid at Bangamunda village under Lakhan police limits in Nuapada district on Friday night.
The victim has been identified as Alok Sahu of the same village.
According to sources, an altercation broke out between Alok and some of the villagers yesterday evening. While the argument was underway some miscreants hurled acid on Alok and fled the spot.
Alok was rushed to Nuapada DHH in a critical condition by the locals. On intimation, police also reached the spot and initiated a probe into the matter.
Till last reports came in the police were yet to arrest anyone in connection with the case.