Mrunal Manmay Dash

A youth was allegedly hacked to death in an attack by a group of miscreants near Ring Road Mangala Temple in Sambalpur on Friday evening.

As per reports, another person was also injured in the attack.

While the identity of the deceased has not been ascertained, the police are yet to clarify the reason behind the attack.

An eyewitness said, “They were around 14 to 15 people who had swords and hockey sticks in their hands. The attackers first hurled bricks at them. When they fell down from the bike, the attackers hacked one person to death with sword. Another person lost his fingers in the attack.”

“There was not any particular reason. The attackers killed him in cold blood,” he said.

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