Student stabbed in Nayagarh; accused absconding

Nayagarh: In an ugly turn of events, a student was stabbed by another student over some trivial matter at Trinath Chhak in Nayagarh district today. The injured Prakash Behera sustained critical stomach injury and was shifted to Bhubaneswar after preliminary treatment at Nayagarh hospital.

According to sources one Papu Behera attacked Prakash with a knife following an altercation. Though the exact reason behind the attack is still not clear, Nayagarh Town Police have started an investigation into the incident.

Following the attack, the accused student fled the spot and police sources said he would be nabbed soon.

Further details awaited.