Youth hurt in firing by miscreants in Khurda


Khurda: A youth sustained critical bullet injuries in firing by some unidentified persons at Parichala village under Begunia police limits in Khurda district on Wednesday.

The critically injured youth has been identified as Santosh Kumar Routray of Jamusahi.

According to sources, Santosh was headed for some work on his bike when two unknown miscreants chased him and fired two rounds of bullets at him injuring his left hand. The miscreants fled the spot soon after the incident.

Santosh was rescued and rushed to Khurda District Headquarters Hospital where his health condition is stated to be stable now, sources added.

While the exact cause behind the attack is yet to be ascertained, police suspect it to be fall out of past enmity.

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