Berhampur/Khurda: In a gory incident, a minor girl was killed by an unidentified youth in Balugaon of Khurda district today evening. The deceased belonged to Ganganagar under Balugaon police limits.
According to reports, the girl was at her home and engaged in a conversation with her sister-in-law during the evening hours. Taking advantage of a power-cut in the area, an unidentified youth barged into the house and slit her throat.
She was rushed to Balugaon hospital by her family members. Later the girl was shifted to MKCG Medical College and Hospital, Berhampur where she succumbed. She was a student of +2, First Year at Balugaon College.
Local police rushed to the scene of crime and have started a probe. A murder case has been registered in this connection and manhunt is on to nab the accused.