Puri: A youth was brutally killed by some unidentified persons at Uttaran Mathasahi under Sadar police limits on Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as Merudhar Pradhan.
Eyewitnesses said the assailants chased Pradhan when he was returning home from work and attacked him with sharp-edged weapons.
The murder could be a fallout of past enmity, sources said.
Meanwhile, the police have launched a manhunt to nab the culprits.