Youth critical as miscreants attempted to slit throat
Sonepur: A youth was grievously injured after unidentified miscreants attempted to kill him by slitting throat in Karnapali village under Biramaharajpur police limits in Sonepur district last night.
The victim has been identified as Basudev Khandagiri of the village.
According to sources, the attack took place last night while Basudev was sleeping on the terrace of his house when few miscreants climbed atop it and attacked him with a sharp weapon. However, they fled from the spot following the attack.
On hearing Basudev scream, neighbours rushed to his help and admitted him to a nearby hospital. He was later shifted to VIMSAR in Sambalpur after his health condition deteriorated.
On being informed, police reached the spot and registered a case regarding the incident, sources said.