Bargarh: A youth died after sustaining bullet injuries during a firing in front of BJP office in Bhatli block of Odisha’s Bargarh district last evening.
According to reports, Bulu Satnami (18) of Chamarpada in Sohela area had come to the party office with his friends yesterday. In the meantime, an unidentified person opened fire a round of bullet which hit Bulu’s head.
He was initially admitted to the Bargarh district headquarters hospital in a critical condition and later shifted to VIMSAR in Burla for better treatment.
However, he succumbed to his injuries on the way to Burla and doctor declared him dead at VIMSAR.
Police have started investigation into the incident detaining three persons for questioning. It is suspected that the firing was a fallout of political enmity. Actual reason behind the incident can be ascertained after investigation, police said.