Suryakant Jena

A youth was found battling for his life in a half-charred state on Sikharchandi hill in Bhubaneswar late on Wednesday night. 

According to sources, the youth identified as Abinash Pradhan, a resident of Balipada village in Nandankanan area, succumbed to the burn injuries while being shifted to a hospital. 

A motorcycle has also been recovered from the hill site. However, it is still not clear whether the youth was a victim of a murder bid or he attempted to end his own life. 

Police have launched an investigation into the incident. 

The report will be updated as and when further details are available.

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