Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Nov 5:

A woman staff of a jewellery shop in Chandrasekharpur area of Odisha capital was injured in a knife attack by a youth today.


The victim was identified as Bishnupriya Paikray.

According to reports, the incident took place when the woman was having lunch at the canteen of the shop. The victim had an exchange of words with store keeper Nikhil Jena following which the latter allegedly stabbed a knife in her back.

The woman sustained injuries in the attack and was admitted to a private hospital here.

Police have started investigation into the incident. The accused has reportedly gone absconding.

Sources said, a CCTV camera was installed near the spot and the incident is believed to have been captured by the camera.

Police is likely to probe the matter on the basis of the CCTV footage.