Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Cuttack, Aug 22:
Panic gripped the Millennium City of Odisha after two unidentified assailants exploded a crude bomb and fired three rounds of bullets at busy Bajrakabati Road today.
Sources said the bomb was a low-intensity explosive that left one person injured. He has been admitted to a private hospital in the city.
The injured has been identified as Bijay Kumar Rout, secretary of Malisahi puja committee.
The anti-social elements exploded the bomb and fired three rounds of bullets in the air before fleeing the spot.
The incident took place this morning near a city-based hotel and is said to be the fall-out of past rivalry.
Police personnel, accompanied by the scientific team, reached the spot and began investigating into the incident.