Nayagarh/Bhubaneswar, Sep 21:
An elderly person was killed and a woman seriously hurt following an incident of firing in Natugaon near Nayagarh on Saturday night. The incident happened following an altercation between the driver of a car and people leading a procession on its way for the immersion of tthe idol of Lord Biswakarma.
Sources said, one Janata Nayak who was driving a car wanted the processionists to give way. This led to an altercation and after the car was finally allowed space to overtake the procession, an infuriated Nayak fired at the procession killing Nachhban Parida(52) on the spot and injuring his niece Jaadi (35).
Nayak has been arrested.