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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Paradip, Oct 26:

Manager of Seaways Shipping company Mahendra Swain alias Babuli was shot dead by unidentified miscreants at Madhuban Chhak in Odisha’s Paradip today.

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According to reports, the firing took place when Swain was on the way to office in his car. Four miscreants came on two bikes and hurled bombs at the vehicle. Later, they fired two rounds of bullets at Swain following which he died on the spot.

The miscreants fled the spot soon after the incident.

On being informed, police rushed to the spot and started investigation. Though the reason behind the incident was yet to be ascertained, it is suspected that business rivalry might have led to the firing.