Builder escapes unhurt, bodyguard injured in firing by miscreants

Sundergarh: A builder had a fortunate escape while his private security guard was injured after unidentified miscreants opened fire on their SUV near Beldihi in Rourkela last night. The security guard Mithu Singh has sustained three bullet injuries in his head and is said to be battling for life at the hospital.

According to reports, Anmol Singh was returning home along with his bodyguard yesterday night when miscreants attacked their vehicle. The miscreants fired at least 10 rounds of bullets while Brahmanitarang police recovered five bullet shells from the spot.

It is not for the first time that builder Anmol Singh has been targeted. Though the exact reason behind the firing is still unclear, senior police officials have started a detailed investigation into the incident.