Balasore: A man in Balasore district on Monday hacked to death two persons in a fit of anger following an altercation over a land dispute, police said.
The incident took place at Harinagundi village under Kamarda police station limit of the district.
The victims were identified as Narayan Giri and his brother Madhusudan Giri. The duo was attacked by Durgasankar Dash of the same village with a sword, while they were engaged in a quarrel.
The attack was so severe that both the victims received multiple injuries and died on the spot, police said.
“The police have arrested the accused and investigating the incident,” sub-divisional police officer of Jaleswar, Ramchandra Gauda said.