Man, minor daughter injured in firing by miscreants

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Jeypore: A man and his minor daughter sustained bullet injuries after miscreants opened fire at them in Kiabandha Sahi village of Jeypore in Koraput district yesterday.

The injured duo has been identified as K Satyanarayana and his 10-year-old daughter.

According to sources, the incident took place on Friday evening when a few miscreants opened fire at a house where the duo was residing. The girl sustained a bullet injury on her chest, while Satyanarayana received a shot near his ear.

Initially, the father-daughter duo was rushed to Jeypore hospital. Later, the minor girl was shifted to the Koraput District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) as her health condition deteriorated.

Following the incident, irate locals staged a protest demanding action against the guilty. On being informed, police reached the spot and pacified the agitators.

While a case has been registered regarding the incident, an investigation into the same is underway, sources said.

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