3 cops hurt in attack by villagers in Nayagarh over road construction

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Nayagarh: Three police personnel were injured in an attack by villagers of Gudupangi over construction of a road in their locality today. The work is in progress for the last few days.

The police deployed at construction site of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana road connecting Balabhadrapur and Dhipamal faced the wrath of villagers at Gudupangi as they have been opposing the road passing through their locality.

More than hundred villagers attacked the policemen with lathis and damaged police vehicle, the road contractor’s bike and a JCB machine.

As the area is still tense, the local administration has deployed one platoon of police to maintain law and order.

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