Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Khordha, Jun 20:

A person was injured in a firing by unidentified miscreants near industrial police outpost in Odisha’s Khordha district today.


The incident took place when the victim, identified as Kedarnath Ranjit hailing from Kantabania village in Puri district, was going towards Bhubaneswar on a bike with his daughter. He was intercepted by four miscreants who opened fire two rounds of bullets at him. The miscreants fled the spot soon after committing the crime.

Kedarnath sustained bullet injuries in his belly and was admitted to a private hospital in Bhubaneswar in critical condition.

On being informed, Khordha Town police reached the spot and started investigation. The reason behind the firing is yet to be ascertained.