3 police personnel injured in attack by locals in Ganjam


Digapahandi: As many as three police personnel were critically injured after reportedly being attacked by locals in Digapahandi area of Ganjam district today.

The victims, including Patapur police station IIC, were admitted to Mohana hospital for treatment.

According to reports, the driver of a cashew-laden truck was attacked by a group of miscreants at Taptapani ghati here on Monday night.

Protesting the incident, locals today staged a road blockade near Gobindapur by placing trees, demanding action against the accused.

On being informed, police rushed to the spot to control the situation; however, the agitators started attacking them with stones.

Following the incident, senior police officers reached the spot and trying to bring the situation under control.

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