Balasore: A youth sustained critical injuries after he was allegedly attacked by miscreants over suspected past enmity during an Akhada practice at Baluka Bazaar in Balasore district last night.
The critically injured youth has been identified as Seikh Sarfaraj.
According to sources, the incident occurred during an Akhada practice when Sarfaraj was attacked by some unidentified persons stabbed him with a knife following which he sustained critical injuries.
Sarfaraj was initially rushed to Balasore district headquarters hospital and later shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
On being informed, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the matter. A manhunt has been launched to trace the attackers, said the police.