Pradeep Pattanayak

Three persons were injured after two miscreants reportedly hurled bombs at a hotel following a quarrel with the hotel owner over payment at Baramunda bus stand under Khandagiri police limits in Bhubaneswar late Sunday night. 

All the three injured are staff of the hotel who are now undergoing treatment at the Capital hospital. In this connection, the police have detained one person for questioning. 

According to a source, two miscreants riding a bike reached the hotel located at Baramunda bus stand. They had their dinner at the hotel. Thereafter, they had a verbal duel with the owner over payment. Without making the payment of the bill, the duo left the place. 

Some moments later, they again came to the hotel and before anybody could understand anything, they hurled bombs at the hotel and sped away. In the bomb attack, three hotel employees sustained injuries. They were immediately rushed to the Capital Hospital. 

On being informed, a team from Khandagiri police station reached the hotel and initiated a probe. They detained one person for questioning. 

The police have launched a manhunt for the miscreants.