Cuttack: Within 24 hours of the murder of a youth near Taladanda Canal here, another two murders were reported in the city today. As per reports, locals spotted the body of the person, identified as Babu under the OMP bridge in a pool of blood with deep injury marks in neck and head. Babu had been working as a daily wage labourer in the city.

Later the locals informed the police who sent the body for a post mortem. A probe has also been initiated into the incident.

Yesterday a blood-stained body of a man was recovered near Taladanda canal under Mangalabag Police limits. The deceased used to work as a labourer in the city. Though he was hailing from Dhenkanal district, he had been staying in Cuttack for the last 20 years.

Meanwhile, another elderly man with injury marks in neck and head was rescued on roadside near Ranihat Medical road. “In front of the Cardiology department the person was lying in a pool of blood. After I informed the hospital authorities, a battery vehicle came and took the injured to SCB hospital,” a witness said.

Later the elderly man succumbed to injuries at the SCB hospital while undergoing treatment.

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