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Acid attack on septuagenarian in Odisha


Odisha Sun Times Bureau

Sakhigopal, March 19:

In a shocking incident, a 70-year-old man has sustained grievous burn injuries due to an acid attack by his 65-year-old sister-in-law over a land dispute in Odisha’s Puri district.

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There was a family feud between the brothers Sukhendu Kumar Pandey and his younger brother Purnachandra Pandey residents of Alaguma Malisahi village.

On Friday Purnachandra’s sister-in-law threw acid on him and his nephews attacked him with a machete when he had come home to harvest paddy.

He was rescued by the villagers and rushed to Sakhigopal hospital and later was shifted to Puri hospital.

A case has been registered by the local police who are investigating into the incident.