Youth Critical In Firing

Bhubaneswar: Gunshots resonated in Bhubaneswar once again after two miscreants opened fire at a youth here on Tuesday evening.

According to available information, the incident occurred while the youth was drinking juice at a juice centre located near Dumduma Chhak under Khandagiri police limits when one Agnee from Sarakantara and his associate reached the spot and opened fire at point-blank range.

The youth was left with a critical head injury.

Panicked over the attack, local shopkeepers pulled the shutters of the shops down and ran for shelter.

On the other hand, locals rushed the injured to the AIIMS, Bhubaneswar.

On being informed, Khandagiri police reached the spot and launched an investigation.

Though the exact reason for the attack is unknown, past enmity is suspected to be the cause behind the incident.