Keonjhar: A youth was injured after being shot at by unidentified miscreants near Kanjipani in Keonjhar district today, police said.

Three youths were on a pilgrimage to Ma Tarini temple at Ghatagaon by a car when they got down near Kanjipani ghat.

An unidentified person opened fire at the youth identified as Tuna Sahu (20) from another moving car, the police said.

The youth was taken to SCB Medical College Hospital at Cuttack where his condition was stated to be stable.

The motive behind the attack was being ascertained.

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