Old man injured in miscreants firing

Narasinghpur: A shopkeeper sustained bullet injuries on his head after unidentified miscreants fired on him at Saradhapur near here in Cuttack district on Thursday.

The victim identified as Lochan Behera was admitted to Narashinghpur hospital. The reason of the firing has not yet been ascertained.

“They (miscreants) knocked the door in the morning. I opened the window first and found none. But after a few seconds they opened fire and fled”, 60-year old Lochan said adding that he even could not see them properly.

The family members wondered about the attack as he has no enmity with anybody. “We have no previous enmity with anybody. Why the miscreants tried to kill him”, Lochan’s wife said.

Police reached the spot and started investigation.