Man shot at on Puri-Bhubaneswar National Highway


Puri: In yet another incident of rising crime rate in the state, a man was shot at near Kathapola on the Puri-Bhubaneswar National Highway allegedly over past enmity on Sunday morning.

The victim identified as Gangadhar Bhoi (47), a resident of Batagaon in Puri district was admitted to the Puri District Headquarters Hospital in a critical condition before being shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack as a bullet remains penetrated in his thigh.

Reportedly, Gangadhar was shot by seven to eight bike-borne miscreants at around 8 am when he was going to his brick kiln near Kathapola. He fell down when a bullet hit his thigh.

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