Bargarh: At least five persons were critically injured in an acid attack today at Nuapada under Ward No. 11 of Bargarh municipality.
The injured have been identified as Harihar Bhoi (30), Manoj Soni (30), Paban Soni, Gita Devi (40) and Pinku Sharma (36).
According to reports, Paban and Manoj are siblings. The two had a quarrel over some issue.
Hearing the commotion their neighbours came out of their houses.
While they were trying to mediate between the two and resolve the matter, Paban allegedly splashed acid on them.
Paban himself along with others has been critically injured in the acid splashing.
All the injured have been shifted to VIMSAR, Burla after being provided with first aid at the Urban Community Health Centre (UCHC) here.