Bhubaneswar: Unidentified miscreants opened fire at two traders near Durga Mandap in Bomikhal area of Odisha capital late last night and looted the duo.
According to reports, the incident took place around 1 AM while the two traders were travelling in a car. Four miscreants fired at the vehicle during which one of the victims sustained bullet injuries on his back.
The wrongdoers then damaged the car and attacked the two businessmen with sharp weapons besides looting gold chain and cash from the two, who were critically injured in the incident.
On being informed, Laxmisagar police reached the spot, rescued the injured duo and admitted them to the Capital Hospital.
Police have started investigation into the incident. The reason behind the attack is yet to be ascertained. Efforts were on to identify the attackers by examining CCTV footage of nearby places.