Bullet hits elderly woman during police practice in Angul


Angul: An elderly woman sustained bullet injury during a firing practice session of police force at the Police Training College in Angul district today.

The victim has been identified as Badani Mishra (65) of the nearby Saradhapur village. She was admitted to the Angul district headquarters hospital in a critical condition. She is said to be responding treatment.

According to the victim’s family members, while firing practice of jawans was going on at the firing range near the village this morning, a bullet, suspected to be a mis-targeted one, reportedly hit the wall of the woman’s house and pierced the victim’s chest around 7.30 am.

Family members rushed to her hearing the elderly woman’s scream and rescued her. She was grievously injured and admitted to the district headquarters hospital.

Police have started investigation into the incident.

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