Odisha: Home Guard Attacked By Miscreants With Sharp Weapon In Puri, Hospitalised

**Puri**: A home guard was critically injured after being allegedly attacked with a sharp weapon by two miscreants near Masani Chandi square here today morning.

The home guard, who has been identified as Guna Mani Rout, was on his duty today morning when two miscreants on a bike allegedly intercepted him and attacked him with a sword leaving grievous injuries on his neck, head and back.

Narrating his ordeal, Rout said that he ran away to the nearby forest to save his life soon after the incident.

Rout, who believes that ‘Duty is God’, is currently undergoing treatment at Puri district headquarters hospital (DHH).