Balasore: Two villagers were injured after robbers opened fire on them at Saud village in Soro block of Balasore district last night.
As per an eye witness Bijay Barik, some robbers had entered the house of Sanatan Kamila of the village at around 1.30 AM on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday.
On hearing the screams of the family members, the neighbours rushed to their rescue but were attacked by the robbers with sharp weapons and guns.
Two persons identified as Rabindra Barik and Debasish Barik sustained bullet injuries in the attack. They were first rushed to the district headquarters hospital and later shifted to SCB Medical College & Hospital in Cuttack.
Four other persons have also sustained minor injuries in the attack. While the robbers managed to escape, the villagers seized their mobile phones and vehicles and handed it over to the police.