Land dispute: Three of a family injured in attack

Konark: Tension ran high at Bajapur village under Kakatpur police station limits in Puri district this morning after three members of a family were seriously injured after they were attacked by the members of another family in the village.

Following the incident, irate villagers staged a road blockade by burning tyres on the Kakatpur-Konark road demanding immediate arrest of the accused.

The villagers later withdrew the blockade after the Kakatpur police rushed to the spot and pacified the villagers and assured them of action against the accused.

Reports said the two families had a dispute over the possession of a piece of land in the village.

However, the incident became ugly today when a heated argument ensued between the two families this morning which soon turned violent as they attacked each other with sharp weapons in which three members of a family were seriously injured.

The injured were later rushed to Kakatpur hospital.

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