Rayagada/Berhampur: A youth was allegedly shot dead by an unidentified miscreant late Saturday night in Naira village under Gudari Police Limits in Rayagada district.
The deceased identified as one Kiran Takri was shot in the face by the miscreant.
The police have seized the body and launched a probe in this matter.
In yet another incident, seven to eight miscreants allegedly attacked a youth in Banthapali village under Digapahandi police limits in Ganjam in broad daylight with sharp weapons on Sunday.
As per reports, the injured youth identified as Panchu Bhuyan was attacked over past enmity while he was out to bath in a nearby nullah this morning.
Tension erupted in the village after the attack on Bhuyan, following which the police reached the spot to investigate the matter.
Bhuyan was rushed to MKCG hospital in Berhampur for treatment.
(Edited By Rashmi Ranjan Mohanty)