Youth shot dead in Rourkela

Rourkela: Tension erupted at Tainda village under Nuagaon block in the city after a youth was gunned down by three unidentified bike borne miscreants on Thursday night.

The deceased has been identified as Gulab Badai.

According to sources, the incident took place at around 8 pm last night when Gulab was going to a shop near to his house.

The miscreants opened fire at him causing his death on the spot, the sources added.

Being informed about the incident, Hatibadi police reached the spot this morning and started investigation.

Though the reason behind the firing is yet to be ascertained, the involvement of outlawed PLFI organisation is suspected, a police official said.