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Chain snatchers open fire in Odisha capital; victim hospitalized

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Bhubaneswar: A man sustained critical injuries after two bike-borne miscreants opened fire at him when he resisted latter’s attempt to snatch chain from his wife in Odisha capital today

The incident took place at Sijua on the outskirts of the city which comes under Khandagiri police station.

The injured, identified as Biswranjan Swain, has been admitted to AIIMS Bhubaneswar.

According to reports, Biswaranjan and his wife, Monalisa, were coming from Aiginia to their home in Sijua in a car. When they reached near their house at Sijua, two bike-borne men intercepted their car and tried to snatch the chain worn by Monalisa.

When he resisted, they opened fire at him and fled the spot with the chain.

On being informed, Khandagiri police reached the spot and have started investigation.