Ganjam: A youth sustained critical injuries after a few miscreants fired at him as well as hurled bomb on the eve of his wedding day.
While the incident took place at Manikpur village under Khallikote Police Station (PS) limits late last night, the critically injured victim has been identified as Jitendra Barik.
Jitendra has been admitted to Berhampur MKCG Medical College and Hospital. Sources said that his marriage was to be solemnized today.
Reports said that Jitendra had been to his relative’s house in the nativity when he was attacked. Soon after committing the crime, the miscreants fled the spot.
On being informed, local police rushed to the spot and initiated an investigation while no arrest had been made nor the cause behind such an attack was revealed till the filing of the report.